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The salt-tolerant rice varieties developed by the NEURICE project are giving better results than expected

A minimum of 6 varieties of salt-tolerant rice will be available to farmers in 2022 Some of the salt-tolerant varieties are behaving better than local varieties under normal conditions (non-salinized fields) The NEURICE project is in the final stage since it will end next February 2020. The main objective of the project is to obtain […]

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Field Day of Centre Français du Riz on September 6th

The Center Français du Riz will organise, on Friday September 6, the traditional Field Day aimed at producers, technicians and professionals of rice. The Field Day will begin at the Mas d’Adrien (Fourques) with the first estimates of the 2019 rice campaign and the updating about the Varietal Creation Program carried out by the Center […]

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Nuclei Release Methods Comparison for Fresh Leaves of Rice (Oryza sativa) for Efficient High Throughput Flow Cytometry Ploidy Studies

Flow cytometry trituration methods and the efficiency of isolation buffer solutions are compared in this study for extraction of nuclei from fresh leaves of rice. The razor blade sample trituration procedure has been widely used to release nuclei from tissues in many plant species, and combined with different isolation buffers for low throughput analysis. In contrast, the […]

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The NEURICE project at ISF World Seed Congress

From June 3 to 5, 2019, the ISF World Seed Congress was held in Nice with over 1,500 assistants from around the world. The NEURICE project was attended by two of its partners, the French Rice Center and Cirad, who presented a poster explaining the problems of the French Camargue region and the interest of […]

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The blue crab, an ally in front of the apple snail plague in rice crops

The blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) has become an ally in the fight against the plague of apple snail (Pomacea maculata) that has seen its populations reduced to 90% in some places in the Ebro Delta (Spain).          Although in principle is very good news for the fight against the apple snail, the […]

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