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Indian Scientists Search For A Safer, Greener Rice

Indian Scientists Search For A Safer, Greener Rice

An Indian researcher led a team that developed a rice variety that takes up less arsenic and they're now working on one that will generate less greenhouse gas emissions. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 140 million people in over 70 countries...

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Hybrid Rice Field Day revitalizes appreciation for breeding

Hybrid Rice Field Day revitalizes appreciation for breeding

 The Hybrid Rice Technologies for Seed Industry (HRTSI) Cluster conducted a  field day at IRRI Headquarters as part of the institute's continuous efforts to provide the latest advancements in hybrid rice breeding. The event, held  24 March,  was attended by a total of...

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The hybrid alternative for Africa

The hybrid alternative for Africa

Developing the hybrid rice technology capacity of national partners, farmers, nongovernment organizations, and the private sector is a major component of the AfricaRice strategy. During the week-long Hybrid Rice Class Technology Forum, the DA established the...

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HRDC 2022 Annual Meeting in Pictures

HRDC 2022 Annual Meeting in Pictures

The Hybrid Rice Development Consortium (HRDC) had a very successful 3-day Annual Meeting last September 21-23 at IRRI Headquarters in the Philippines. Public and private partners from around the world came together virtually and face-to-face to meet, discuss, plan,...

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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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