Novel Rice Strain Allows Farmers to Choose When to Harvest

News   Mar 29, 2017 | Original story from the University of Tokyo

 
Novel Rice Strain Allows Farmers to Choose When to Harvest

A new rice strain flowers only when administered Routine or Oryzemate, a common agrochemical developed to fight fungal disease. Unsprayed plants, on left, did not flower, while the ones administered the chemicals, on right, flowered 35 days after they were sprayed. Credit: 2017 Takeshi Izawa.

 
 
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