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New Hybrid Rice Seeds

Pioneer began hybrid rice breeding in Hyderabad, India in 1988 with its first commercial release of seeds in 1993. The industry is now growing at a very rapid pace as rice farmers realize the yield & income advantage of hybrids over traditional varieties.

Aside from India, Pioneer has commenced distribution of hybrid rice in Indonesia and in the Philippines-in the dry season of 2008-after a series of evaluation phases involving nationwide field trials and identification of farmers' product needs.

Pioneer Hi-Bred Philippines envisions that successes of hybrid corn farmers today will also be enjoyed by our Filipino rice farmers in the near future.

 

Last Modified:June 24, 2011
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