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Seminar: SSD

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 01:30pm - 02:45pm


Rice Monitoring Surveys in South Asia: Progress-report 2014-2016

Dr. Takashi Yamano
Sr. Scientist – Impact Assessment Specialist
Social Sciences Division

Since 2014, large-scale farm surveys have been conducted under the Rice Monitoring Surveys in South Asia. Along the surveys, rice seed samples were collected from 20% of the sample farmers for DNA fingerprinting to identify varieties. The initial results from the DNA fingerprinting will be discussed in the seminar. Area estimates under rice varieties, including Swarna-Sub1 and BR11-Sub1, will be presented along with policy implications.


SSD Conference Room, Drilon Hall