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Jul 9, 2010

Philippines Distributing "Submarine" or "Scuba" Rice to Combat La Nina

"The Department of Agriculture (DA) and Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) are arming farmers in flood-prone areas of Bicol with submergence-tolerant rice varieties to combat the negative effects on rice production in the region of the looming La Niña phenomenon."

For more see:

Calleja, Danny O. "DA, PhilRice arm farmers with 'submarine rice' vs La Niña," Philippine Information Agency News Release, 9 July 2010.

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