Agrow is part of the Business Intelligence Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By



Rice bred to perform well under the toughest conditions is thought to be a step away from farmers, thanks to a major project led by the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). Green Super Rice (GSR) is actually a mix of more than 250 different potential rice varieties and hybrids adapted to difficult growing conditions such as drought and low inputs. The rice is developed to be grown without pesticides and with limited fertilizer, and the strain includes rapid establishment rates to out-compete weeds, reducing the need for herbicides. Rice Today reports that GSR is now in the hands of national agricultural agencies in key rice-growing countries for testing and development.



What to read next




Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts