Rice Varietal Improvement and International Exchange of Rice Germplasm
This paper documents the role of varietal improvement and of genetic resources in achieving yield improvement. It shows that varietal improvement was international in character with the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines playing a leading role. More than 100 national rice breeding programs contributed to the pool of approximately 2,00 rice varieties constituting the "green revolution" in rice.
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