hybrid rice Archive

Philippines-developed hybrid rice contributes to Bangladesh’s non-importation of rice in 2013

A Philippines-developed hybrid rice has captured 20 percent of Bangladesh’s hybrid rice market share, contributing to this developing country’s non-importation of rice in 2013. Since the initial production of seeds in 2006, SL-8H seeds now occupy a significant share in Bangladesh’s hybrid rice seed supply, surpassing performance of imported seeds from China and India. “SL-8 [&hellip

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Govt should carry out more techno demo which helped an SL-8H hybrid rice farmer earn P1.31 million net in 2011

The government should carry out more technology demonstrations which have helped uplift farmers’ livelihood as that of a top SL-8H hybrid rice farmer that earned a P1.31 million net in 2011. This year’s Gawad Saka awardee, Ricarte Corpuz, first learned of hybrid rice as early as in 2002 through a

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Philippines’ First Radio Program on Awareness on Raising Farmers’ Income, National Rice Sufficiency to go on Air on July 28

Philippines’ first radio program dedicated to creating awareness on raising farmers’ income, rice sufficiency, and the country’s capability to export rice through superior breeds will go on air on July 28, 2012. “Usapang Hybrid Rice” will air for the first time on July 28, 2012 at 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. and every Saturday thereafter over [&hellip

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