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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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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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