The partnership combines IRRI and Kaiima’s expertise in breeding and technology for the development of high-yielding rice hybrids and breeding lines. Through it, the two parties aim to breed new rice varieties with significantly more biomass and higher grain yield while maintaining a high level of important quality parameters.
”We are delighted to partner with IRRI, a world leading organization in rice breeding," said Doron Gal, CEO of Kaiima. "Applying Kaiima technology to IRRI’s elite genetic material can create a breakthrough in the yield and climatic adaptability of this key global crop."
"The newly developed varieties will allow us to improve yield stability for rice farmers in a sustainable manner and help address food security for years to come," Dr. Gal added.
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