hybrid rice

Chinese hybrid rice sets new world record

September 19th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) The yield of China's newly-developed hybrid rice breed, known as super rice, has set a new world record, authorities said.The rice breed, DH2525, produced a harvest ... Read more...

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Hybrid rice ‘may solve world’s hunger problem’

September 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 9 (ANI): A renowned Chinese agriculture scientist has said that he hopes his hybrid rice will spread all over the world and help in solving the world's hunger problem.Yuan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pawar calls for task force to promote hybrid rice

July 10th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Saturday called for a national task force to promote hybrid rice. "The proposed task force would finalise the strategies for hybrid rice promotion, with special ... Read more...

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Father of hybrid rice named China’s richest soul

April 29th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.29 (ANI): Yuan Longping, known as the father of hybrid rice, has been named China's soul-richest person.The China Social Sciences Press said in Beijing that Yuan's contribution with hybrid rice was ... Read more...

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Venezuela uses Vietnamese method to boost rice harvest

May 14th, 2009 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 14 (EFE) Venezuela has began a project to grow rice using Vietnamese technology, a method that replaces chemical fertilisers with fish in water channels between the rice plots. Officials hope the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BBC banned but pornography for sale in Beijing Olympics village

July 29th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): Athletes staying in the Beijing Olympics athletes village will be able to purchase a wide variety of soft pornography, but cannot watch the Chinese news page of ... Read more...

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New chapter in rice research history opens

April 4th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
Los Banos ( Philippines), Apr.4 (ANI): A major new partnership between the public and private sectors was made official here this week (3-4 April) with an aim to increase rice production ... Read more...

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