Weatherproof Rice
Date & Time
Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 4:35 PM - 5:00 PM
Pamela Ronald

About half the world’s population eats rice daily, a crop that is challenged by climate change – particularly flooding. Using advanced genetic techniques, a team developed a flood-tolerant rice, now grown by more than six million farmers in India and Bangladesh. What’s next, and how can scientists better engage the public in the rapid pace and exciting discoveries of plant genetics?