More choices for richer yield. Ilukano farmers can now check and compare the performance of hybrid varieties that they can consider come next planting season in the 120-ha demonstration farm in Brgy. Cabaruan, Bacarra, Ilocos Norte. Hybrid rice is a product of two different cross-pollinated rice plants with superior qualities, which yields up to 15% higher than the inbred varieties. DA-PhilRice Batac introduced the public hybrids Mestizo 1 (M1) and […]

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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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