Rice: Genomes of Ancestral Rice Species May Uncover Beneficial Traits

🕔Feb 6, 2018Rice has been a staple food crop around the world for millennia, but little was known about the wild origins of the world’s most widely produced crop until the recent […]

Arkansas’ Rice Breeding Webinar Video Now Available

🕔Dec 6, 2017Video 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 […]

Arkansas: Rice Breeding Webinar, Nov. 30

🕔Nov 28, 2017Joining 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 Rice: Researchers Add Gene Editing to Breeding Toolbox

🕔Aug 2, 2017Rice 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 […]

Arkansas Rice: New Conventional Varieties Look Promising in Preliminary Trials

🕔Oct 24, 2016Diamond 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 […]

Texas: Rice Breeders Rally to Design Better Varieties

🕔Feb 3, 2016When 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 […]

Louisiana Rice: Hybrid Breeding Programs Chug Along

🕔Apr 2, 2015Hybrid 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 […]

Louisiana Rice: 2 New Clearfield Lines Show Some Promise

🕔Mar 30, 2015Two 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 […]

Louisiana Rice: Hybrid Varieties Show Higher Yields Than Conventionals

🕔Jan 30, 2015Hybrid 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 […]

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