Monika Mondal

Monika Mondal

Monika Mondal is an independent journalist who writes about agriculture, sustainability and environment

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Why didn’t the rest of Asia get a taste for Chinese hero Yuan Longping’s hybrid rice?

Funding problems, limited research, low genetic diversity and good old fashioned taste buds all help to explain why. But experts say there’s no reason we all can’t learn to love the hybrid variety.

Funding problems, limited research, low genetic diversity and good old fashioned taste buds all help to explain why. But experts say there’s no reason we all can’t learn to love the hybrid variety.

Why didn’t the rest of Asia get a taste for Chinese hero Yuan Longping’s hybrid rice?
13 Jun 2021 - 12:00PM