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Achievements and controversy surrounding rice, vitamins, and GM crops

Rice (Oryza sativa) is one of the world’s great staple foods. I recommend Oryza for information about rice. For example, here’s an Oryza article about rice, vitamins, and GM crops. Advertisements

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Rice: Why ‘dirty’ brown is better

Originally posted on Agriculture Information Bank:
By VERONICA PULUMBARIT When I first saw brown rice as a child, I was told, “Huwag yan, maruming bigas yan.”Well it turns out not all rice are created equal, with brown rice seeming to…

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Nutrients in rice

Before anybody made genetically engineered (GM) Golden Rice, or selectively bred salt-tolerance rice, rice was already a diverse grain. It’s a staple food for many people around the world but it’s often – perhaps too often – processed to make … Continue reading

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