High hopes for lowland rice – PERU

7 January, 2011 by (comments)

A newly-released rice variety could help producers in coastal areas of Peru boost yields by more than 30 per cent. The “INIA 510 Mallares” variety is also more resilient to diseases, and produces rice with improved grain quality over varieties currently sown. Developed by rice researchers at Peru’s National Institute of Agricultural Innovation (INIA), using a parental line fromRead More …

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