System of Rice Intensification

This sustainable way of growing rice produces bumper harvests. Up to 21 million farmers in 61 countries use the method, which is known as the “system of rice intensification.”

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System of Rice Intensification

Norman Uphoff will summarize what has been learned from collaborative research on the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) with colleagues in Madagascar, China, India and other countries over the past 15 years in various subject areas, including crop physiology and phenology, management of soil biology and ecology, symbiotic endophytes, climate resilience, and agronomic biofortification of grain.