Latest Wild rice Stories
BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, announced that a study on resequencing 50 accessions of cultivated and wild rice was published online today in Nature Biotechnology.
The origins of rice have been cast in a new light by research publishing in the open-access journal PLoS Genetics on June 9, 2011.
Rice originated in China, a team of genome researchers has concluded in a study tracing back thousands of years of evolutionary history through large-scale gene re-sequencing.
"Hearty" recipes and tips from USA Rice Federation for American Heart Month Arlington, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011 Good health requires a focus on healthy eating and exercise.
Scientists seek to develop a rice strain that is better capable of withstanding drought and poorer soils and produces higher yields than current forms of domesticated rice.
In an effort to improve rice varieties, a Purdue University researcher was part of a team that traced the evolutionary history of domesticated rice by using a process that focuses on one gene.
By Anita Miller, San Marcos Daily Record, Texas Jul. 30--SAN MARCOS -- Even though she's been a champion of Texas Wild Rice for years, it still happens.
The four species of wild rice comprise the genus Zizania, a group of grasses that grow in shallow water in small lakes and slow-flowing streams. Often, only the flowering head rises above the water. Three of the four species are native to North America: Northern wild rice (Zizania palustris) is an annual plant native to the Great Lakes region of North America. Wild rice (Z. aquatica), also an annual, grows in the Saint Lawrence River and on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United...