IRRI Calls For A More Environmentally Friendly Approach In Raising Crops

The Philippine based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) was instrumental in the launching of the 1970s ‘Green Revolution’ which helped millions of Asians achieve self sufficiency in rice, Asia’s staple crop.

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The Various Benefits Of Adlai As A Staple Crop

Adlai known also as Job’s tears with a scientific name of Coix lacryma-jobi L. is a freely branching upright plant that grows to three feet tall and is being propagated through seeds.

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Enset, A Banana That Bears No Fruit But It’s Abundant Source Of Food

Enset is a banana plant that is quite different from the fruit bearing banana that each one of us is familiar with. It bears no fruit but nevertheless yields abundant source of food. It has been a staple crop in Ethiopia.

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