The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Training Center hosted a scientific visit of graduate students of Nagoya University in Japan on 26 February at Swaminathan Hall, IRRI Headquarters. Seven participants represented the university’s Graduate Schools of Bioagricultural Sciences, Health Sciences, International Development, Medicine, and Education.
The participants received a briefing on the different activities of the Training Center and an overview of the basics of rice production. They also visited the experimental fields where different IRRI rice varieties were developed.
The scientific visit at IRRI is part of the students’ field work on agriculture planned in coordination with the University of the Philippines Los Baños.