Prospects of growing hybrid rice is shown to the farmers southwest of Manila in a 35.8-ha demonstration farm at Brgy. Malad, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. Launched during the 9th National Rice Technology Forum (NRTF), Aug. 8, the demo farm features  Mestiso 20 (M20), one of the 25 hybrid rice varieties, and three inbred varieties –NSIC Rc  216, Rc 506, and Rc 222. Recher Ondap, president of the Rice Board, said through […]

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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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