Monday, 4 February 2013
IRRI Radio | Rice Survivor | Episode Six
Learning as verb. It comes naturally to farmers but can be easy to forget in academia. Research, especially when sub-specialized, quickly becomes esoteric. Horizons tend toward the myopic. Connections only found where you look for them. Achim's Agronomy Challenge ... Dr. Dobermann is IRRI's Deputy Director General for Research. He and Leigh Vial (Head of IRRI's Experimental Farm) are in their second year of putting IRRI's 'best practices' to the test. Also, the Rice Knowledge Bank , which is where IRRI hopes will become the go-to starting point for anyone who wants to grow a rice crop.