Why perennial rice developed in China is a big deal2 min read 28 Nov 2022, 11:33 PM IST
The rice variety named PR23 can yield eight consecutive harvests across four years.
Farmers in China are now growing a perennial variety of rice which does not need to be planted every year. The invention could transform rice farming by making it climate-friendly, besides using less of labour and other inputs. Mint takes a close look.
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