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Contact: Jos H. M. Schippers
Schippers@mpimp-golm.mpg.de
49-335-678-351
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

Miracle Rice

Caption: Dubbed as the "Miracle Rice", IR8 was famous for its revolutionary high yield compared with other varieties existing at the time. Because of today's environmental conditions, IR8 is unable to produce the same yield levels.

Credit: International Rice Research Institute

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