Researchers from the crop protection and plant breeding divisions of PhilRice received two of the major awards given during the 49th Pest Management Council of the Philippines (PMCP) Conference held in Aklan, May 10-12. Researchers from the crop protection division (CPD), namely  Edwin C. Martin, Jobelle S. Bruno, Femia R. Sandoval, Dindo King M. Donayre, and Clarence B. Codod, received the best paper award for the Weed Science Society of […]

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The project “Real time deployment of pathogen-resistance genes in rice” is funded through the Newton Fund Sustainable Rice Programme and PhilRice’s Competitive Grant Scheme, involving international experts from the UK, Thailand, and the Philippines. It addresses challenges in global and regional food security in a changing climate by addressing issues relating to crop pests and diseases. It aims to develop and apply a combined modelling and field monitoring approach to […]

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Globally, rice pests and diseases will remain as formidable threats to food production efforts. This means low rice yield for farmers, which translates to heightened poverty incidence and food supply imbalances. Dr. Jennifer T. Niones takes off from these challenges in doing host-pathogen interaction studies, leading to development of disease resistant varieties. She is a Supervising Science Research Specialist at PhilRice’s Crop Protection Division. Agri interest “I knew right away […]

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Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is a government corporate entity attached to the Department of Agriculture created through Executive Order 1061 on 5 November 1985 (as amended) to help develop high-yielding and cost-reducing technologies so farmers can produce enough rice for all Filipinos.

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