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  • Grain Quality of Philippine Rice_e
    Grain Quality of Philippine Rice
    Describes the grain quality in the Philippine context and includes as appendix listing typical grain quality characteristics of the Philippine varieties from PSB Rc1 to NSIC Rc220, covering the period of variety release from 1990 to 2009.
  • Simplified Key to Soil Series (Aklan)_e
    Simplified Key to Soil Series
    The “Simplified Key to Soil Series” is a tool to identify soil series in the field following simple steps for the use of farmers, extension workers, agricultural technicians, researchers, and other stakeholders. Using this guidebook, identification of soil will be more accurate reducing the risk of incompatible management and technology recommendations.

 

  • Rice Black Bugs: Taxonomy, Ecology, and Management of Invasive Species_e

    Rice Black Bugs: Taxonomy

    With increasing population pressure on land and with diminishing per capita availability of arable land and irrigation water, the oly pathway available to the Philippines and other developing countries in Asia to meet their growing food needs is improving productivity in perpetuity without ecological harm, a pathway which the author named “Ever-green Revolution.”

     
  • Insect Pest Diagnostic Kit (English)

    Insect Pest Diagnostic Kit

    With increasing population pressure on land and with diminishing per capita availability of arable land and irrigation water, the oly pathway available to the Philippines and other developing countries in Asia to meet their growing food needs is improving productivity in perpetuity without ecological harm, a pathway which the author named “Ever-green Revolution.”

  • Field Guide on Major disorders of the Rice Plant in the Philippines

    Field Guide on Major Disorders

    This field manual describes and illustrates in simplest manner possible, the important information on diseases that affect the rice plant and how they are managed.

  • Field Guide on Harmful and Useful Organisms in the Philippine Ricefields

    Field Guide on Harmful and Useful Organisms in the Philippines

    This field guide provides diagnostic information, short descriptions of the most important species, their identification marks, the ecosystem they dominate, the nature of damage inflicted, their biology, and the management options to employ. All information are prerequisites to the initiation of any pest management strategy.

  • Nypa Palm: Nature's Gift from the Age of Dinosaurs_e

    The Nypa Palm

    The book comes at a time when the linked issues of energy, environment, and poverty are constantly in the headlines and people are encouraged to search for innovative ideas that will address not only one, but all of them together. Nipa seems to fit exactly into this need.

  • The Unfolding Gene Revolution_e

    The Unfolding Gene Revolution

    The seed of this book was planted in 1997 when the first genetically engineered crop was grown in large scale, and the first rumblings of controversy about genetically modified plants (GMOs in popular language) came to the author’s attention.

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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