Accelerating rice improvement in South Asia
博客 - Rice is a crucial staple food for about half a billion people in Asia, but it suffers from diseases that reduce yields, destroy harvests and put food security and livelihoods at risk. But there is hope – by tracking DNA markers of natural genetic variants through generations of crosses, breeders can identify better combinations that enrich crop vitality and resilience leading to more reliable and sustainable rice production.
Improving productivity of palm plants
博客 - Due to the high demand of palm oil, farmers are under pressure to increase yields in productions, which risks detrimental impact on the environment.