PhilRice studying heat-tolerant rice variety as it pushes climate change-ready technologies

Thelma Padolina

Researchers identified promising breeding lines that exhibit tolerance to drought and heat stress that will pave way to the development of new varieties that addresses climate change in the country’s major rice-growing areas.   Thelma Padolina, lead researcher of the study entitled, “Screening of rice-induced mutants for heat and drought Read More …

Millions of farmers face climate hardship

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Earth Month Special ——- With rising temperatures, fiercer typhoons, severe droughts, devastating floods and landslides floods damaging farmlands, appropriate and innovative farming techniques as well as finance are needed for millions of farmers in the developing countries to build their resilience to climate change.   Climate change is transforming the Read More …