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IRRI, BASF develop herbicide-tolerant rice

IRRI, BASF develop herbicide-tolerant rice

Friday, January 26, 2018 - The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and BASF will develop cytoplasmic male sterile (CMS) and restorer lines with the non-GM Provisia™ trait for herbicide tolerance. The system was developed by BASF and is currently being...

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R&D Memberships

R&D Memberships

IRRI Tech Transfer facilitates the membership of private sector organizations in IRRI-led multi-sectoral consortia that collaborate and network on key research and development areas. View other IRRI R&D Membership Offerings

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Yuan Longping (1930–2021)

Yuan Longping (1930–2021)

Crop scientist whose high-yield hybrid rice fed billions. Chinese children recite a Tang dynasty poem that credits the farmer’s sweat and toil for the rice on their plates. They should also acknowledge crop scientist Yuan Longping, the ‘father of hybrid rice’, the...

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BRRI dhan75 shows hope of early cultivation of robi crops

BRRI dhan75 shows hope of early cultivation of robi crops

Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) is going to introduce the BRRI dhan75, which is a short-duration and early maturity variety of Aman rice, in the market. The variety is expected to create scope of timely cultivation of rabi crops such as wheat, lentil,...

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Yuan Longping: Simple life, great legacy

Yuan Longping: Simple life, great legacy

The Father of Hybrid Rice, who passed away on May 22 this year, left behind a massive legacy of innovation to combat global food crisis The world knows him as the Father of Hybrid Rice. His invention revolutionized the global hunger landscape in an era when an...

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DA eyes bigger rice production in 2021

DA eyes bigger rice production in 2021

Author: DA Communications Group | 11 January 2021 The Department of Agriculture (DA) aims to further improve the country’s rice productivity and adequacy levels this year, boosted by the combined outcomes of government interventions and continued strong partnerships...

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