Stop abusing insecticides in rice

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insecticides in riceTo prevent devastating insect pest outbreaks in rice that cause millions of dollars of damage, IRRI has called for a ban on certain insecticides in rice production as part of its new Action plan to reduce planthopper damage to rice crops in Asia.

Green Super Rice is coming

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Green Super Rice (PV 3)Rice bred to perform well in the toughest conditions where the poorest farmers grow rice is a step away from reaching farmers thanks to a major project led by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).