News tagged with rice crops

Climate change threatens rice production

Once-in-a-lifetime floods in the Philippines, India's delayed monsoon, and extensive drought in Australia are taking their toll on this year's rice crops, demonstrating the vulnerability of rice to extreme weather.

dateOct 16, 2009 in Ecology
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Getting to the bottom of rice

Rice is the world's most important food crop. Understanding its valuable genetic diversity and using it to breed new rice varieties will provide the foundation for improving rice production into the future and to secure global ...

dateJul 23, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Researchers Create an Epic Genetic Atlas of Rice

(PhysOrg.com) -- Yale researchers have published a cellular atlas of genetic activity in rice, documenting with unprecedented detail how and when genes are turned off and on within cells of a living organism.

dateJan 05, 2009 in
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