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The Adventures of Gabby Ghas

2015-11-23 21:01:03 (UTC+08:00)

The Adventures of Gabby Ghas” book was published in 2009 by the Asia Rice Foundation in cooperation with the International Rice Research Institute and the Philippine Rice Research Institute. The book is an excellent means of making young peo...

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Annual Rice Forum 2010

2010-11-23 10:20:00 (UTC+08:00)

In 2010, the Annual Rice Forum was organized under the title of Adaptation to Climate Variability in Rice Production. It was held on 23 November 2010 at Drilon Hall, SEARCA, College, Laguna.

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Rice biotech link up brings gains to Hisparroz

2005-05-30 14:36:34 (UTC+08:00)

Food Navigator, 30 May 2005 Ambitious rice giant Hisparroz will link up with a gene discovery firm to bring new rice varieties to market and fresh gains to the bottom line, the Spanish group has announced. The Seville-based company, that has...

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Work on New Transgenic Rice Reported

2005-05-20 14:36:03 (UTC+08:00)

CropBiotech Update, 20 May 2005 International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications SEAsia Center (ISAAA) Tayyab Husnain of the National Center of Excellence in Molecular Biology, Lahore, Pakistan, reports on his work on &ld...

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Increased pro-vitamin A content in rice

2005-04-01 14:34:57 (UTC+08:00)

International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA)  April 1,  2005    Scientists from Syngenta reported improving the nutritional value of Golden Rice through increased pro-vitamin A content. Gol...

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New NERICA varieties added

2005-04-01 14:34:23 (UTC+08:00)

International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications (ISAAA) April 1, 2005 The latest batch of New Rice for Africa (NERICA) varieties were recently named by the Africa Rice Center (WARDA) Variety Nomination Committee, as base...

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New golden rice has 20 times more beta-carotene

2005-03-29 14:32:30 (UTC+08:00)

Daily Newsletter, Food Navigator March 29, 2005 UK scientists have developed a new genetically modified strain of golden rice that is said to produce 23 times more beta-carotene than the previous variety, reports Dominique Patton. The rice ...

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Thai rice for Burma

2005-03-15 14:31:24 (UTC+08:00)

Bangkok Post, March 15, 2005 DONATION:  Thailand last week donated 1,000 tonnes of rice to Burma via the World Food Programme, to help revenue-depleted Shan areas due to the opium reduction scheme, the Thai embassy in Rangoon said. The ...

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China to grow “safe” GM Rice

2005-03-11 14:30:41 (UTC+08:00)

Reuters, Hong Kong  Bangkok Post, March 11, 2005  As early as this year, China could start commercial production of a new breed of genetically engineered rice. If adopted, it would be the world’s first large-scale plantation...

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Japan plans to buy 110,000 tonnes wheat

2005-03-09 14:29:50 (UTC+08:00)

Reuters, Tokyo  Business Day, March 9, 2005  Japan’s Agriculture Ministry said yesterday it planned to buy 110,000 tonnes of feed wheat and 1 million tones of feed barley in the fiscal year beginning in April at five import ten...

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Rice e-auctions planned

2005-03-05 14:28:53 (UTC+08:00)

Bangkok Post, March 5, 2005  The Rice Policy Committee will use an electronic auction method for selling rice from the government's stocks, according to Deputy Prime Minister Phinij Jarusombat. He said the new method, increasingly i...

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California rice farmers see record demand, so why are prices lagging?

2005-03-02 14:26:23 (UTC+08:00)

Press Release, Rice Producers of California March 2, 2005 California rice farmers are realizing record demand for their 2004 crop.  Export numbers released this week from the US Department of Agriculture show that export demand for medium...

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