Ashoka rice: selecting for success with farmer participation

Abstract

Two specialised rice varieties developed in India have become the first widely adopted modern varieties on India's uplands. The varieties, developed in response to the expressed needs of upland farmers and involving farmers in selection processes, offer better quality, earlier harvest, and improved drought resistance.

Citation

WRENmedia Impact Brief, WRENmedia, Eye, UK, 5 pp.

Ashoka rice: selecting for success with farmer participation

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