Rice: In Lower Light, Some Varieties Photosynthesize Better Than Others Mar 11, 2020

🕔Mar 11, 2020
A team from the University of Illinois and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) examined how 14 diverse varieties photosynthesize—the process by which all crops convert sunlight energy into sugars […]

Golden Rice: No Clear Path to Reach Consumers Feb 10, 2020

🕔Feb 10, 2020
Heralded as a genetically modified crop with the potential to save millions of lives, Golden Rice has just been approved as safe for human and animal consumption by regulators in […]

Rice: Parboiling Method Reduces Inorganic Arsenic Apr 17, 2019

🕔Apr 17, 2019
Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption. Now, researchers reporting in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology have found […]

Texas Rice Researcher Addresses Extended Flooding Plant Survival Mar 29, 2019

🕔Mar 29, 2019
Rice crops can stress under too much water or water at the wrong time. Developing tolerance to these flooding stresses and improving rice cultivars is the life passion for Dr. […]

Rice: FDA Gives Golden Rice a Nod – DTN Jun 4, 2018

🕔Jun 4, 2018
The international effort to release a strain of rice known as Golden Rice is nearing completion. On May 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) became the third major […]

Rice Blight: Research Works to Block Disease Pathogens Aug 11, 2017

🕔Aug 11, 2017
What is known as “rice blight” is a dreaded plant disease that endangers rice harvests throughout the whole of South-East Asia, especially India, as well as large parts of Africa […]

Rice: UN Makes Bid to Define Sustainability Oct 27, 2015

🕔Oct 27, 2015
The world’s first standard for sustainable rice, which sets new and more efficient standards for rice cultivation, was launched today by the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), a global alliance of […]

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