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The NEURICE project helps to promote the production of organic rice in the Ebro Delta

Organic rice is a production that, in the Ebro Delta area, is still quite testimonial but has a demand that grows year after year. It is a fact that the demand does not cover the productions since the cooperatives of the zone must import ecological rice in order to supply the demand of the consumers. […]

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Camilo López-Cristoffanini defends his doctoral thesis on improvement of varieties

Camilo López-Cristoffanini, a Chilean researcher member of the consortium of the NEURICE project and a scholarship holder of the CONICYT BecasChile, defended his thesis last Monday, March 11, at the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Biology of the University of Barcelona with the title : “Variety improvement in rice (Oryza sativa L.): proteomic, hormonal […]

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The first results in field conditions: The Neurice rice lines have proved to be more productive in salinity conditions

In the NEURICE project it is planned to assess the New EUropean salt tolerant RICE lines in two consecutive years (2018 and 2019). Thus, the newly breeded salt-tolerant rice lines generated in the project have been already tested under salinized and non-salinized field conditions for first time in Spain, Italy and France. In total, seven […]

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More than 200 professionals in the 15th Technical Rice Conference

On February 12th, the 15th Technical Rice Conference organized by IRTA was held in the Tarragona town of Deltebre, attended by some 250 producers, technicians and companies linked to the sector. During the day, various topics were addressed, such as the various studies on certain diseases that affect the cultivation of rice, such as Pyricularia […]

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The presence of apple snail in France has been detected

The apple snail (Pomacea insularum) is a freshwater gasterópode that is considered one of the 100 most damaging invasive species in the world. This month of July the presence of apple snail on the lake of Saint-Esprit in the French town of Frejuli, belonging to the province of Provence-Alps-Cote d’Azur, has been detected in the […]

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