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Arkansas’ Rice Breeding Webinar Video Now Available

Arkansas’ Rice Breeding Webinar Video Now Available

👤By Bobby Coats, University of Arkansas Ag Economist 🕔Dec 6, 2017

Video Title: University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture Rice Breeding Program Date and Time Video Recorded: November 30, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST) Description: Arkansas’ Senior Rice Plant Breeder Dr. Karen Moldenhauer discussed her Rice Plant Breeding

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Arkansas: Rice Breeding Webinar, Nov. 30

Arkansas: Rice Breeding Webinar, Nov. 30

👤By Bobby Coats, University of Arkansas Professor of Economics 🕔Nov 28, 2017

Joining me for our next University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, Food and Agribusiness Webinar is Dr. Karen Moldenhauer. Professor Moldenhauer is a rice breeder for the University of Arkansas System – Division of Agriculture, located at the Rice

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Arkansas Rice: Researchers Add Gene Editing to Breeding Toolbox

Arkansas Rice: Researchers Add Gene Editing to Breeding Toolbox

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Aug 2, 2017

Rice scientists are developing advanced gene editing tools for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture crop breeding toolbox. Rice breeders today develop improved varieties from genetic breeding stock that has been advanced through thousands of generations and over

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Arkansas Rice: New Conventional Varieties Look Promising in Preliminary Trials

Arkansas Rice: New Conventional Varieties Look Promising in Preliminary Trials

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 24, 2016

Diamond and Titan, conventional long- and medium-grain rice varieties developed by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, should offer strong yields and other advantages to growers, according to preliminary data from this year’s rice performance trials.  Jarrod Hardke,

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Texas: Rice Breeders Rally to Design Better Varieties

Texas: Rice Breeders Rally to Design Better Varieties

👤By Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 3, 2016

When the weather or the market shifts in a year, farmers feel the impact immediately – be it good or bad. But for the scientists who spend a lifetime figuring out ways to create new varieties to feed more people,

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Louisiana Rice: Hybrid Breeding Programs Chug Along

Louisiana Rice: Hybrid Breeding Programs Chug Along

👤From the LSU AgCenter 🕔Apr 2, 2015

Hybrid development at the Rice Research Station continued to make progress in 2014 under hybrid rice breeders Jim Oard and Weike Li. Oard said a preliminary yield trial resulted in 16 of 35 hybrid lines having a 15-20 percent yield

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Louisiana Rice: 2 New Clearfield Lines Show Some Promise

Louisiana Rice: 2 New Clearfield Lines Show Some Promise

👤From the LSU AgCenter 🕔Mar 30, 2015

Two Clearfield lines, a long-grain and a medium-grain, are being grown in Puerto Rico this winter for a seed increase and to get more data on grain quality. “There’s no guarantee that either of these will be released,” said Steve

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Louisiana Rice: Hybrid Varieties Show Higher Yields Than Conventionals

Louisiana Rice: Hybrid Varieties Show Higher Yields Than Conventionals

👤By James Oard, LSU AgCenter 🕔Jan 30, 2015

Hybrid rice, which is produced from the first generation (F1) of seeds between a cross of two genetically dissimilar pure line (inbred) parents, represents an option for Louisiana farmers to the standard commercial inbred varieties. Commercial hybrids typically yield 10

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