Institute of Crop Science, NARO

Press Release

Oct 27, 2021
Development of an automatic irrigation control system that mimics the drought condition in the natural environment
Sep 14, 2021
Rapid method to generate DNA markers that helps in efficient breeding of potato and sweetpotato cultivars
Jul 12, 2021
Soft and sturdy fiber optic device for real-time 3D visualization of crop root growth
May 06, 2021
Development of Method for evaluating vegetation fraction for rice plants using UAV imagery
Sep 01, 2020
Development of world's first rice variety adapted to saline paddy through root angle modifications
Jul 20, 2020
Development of a high-throughput process flow for the non-destructive visualization of root system architecture of potted rice using X-ray computed tomography
Dec 17, 2019
A new waxy barley cultivar "Kihadamochi" with high yield and high β-glucan content
Sep 30, 2019
Discovery of new defense mechanism of plants that finds and decomposes the hidden viral genome
Jul 31, 2019
Rapid improvement in wheat characteristics by genome editing
Aug 20, 2018
The wheat code is finally cracked
Jun 15, 2018
New mechanism of abscisic acid signaling cascade
Nov 19, 2014
Visit by the Office of Agricultural Economics, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand, to the NARO Institute of Crop Science (NICS)
Nov 06, 2014
"The 7th Crop Science Seminar in East Asia", hosted by the NARO Institute of Crop Science (NICS)
Dec 03, 2013
NAL1 allele from a rice landrace greatly increases yield in modern indica cultivars
Nov 20, 2013
The Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences team visits NICS
Nov 05, 2013
The 6th Crop Science Seminar in East Asia 2013 was held.
Jun 27, 2013
The 82nd NICS seminar, "Molecular mechanism of branching in plants," was held.
Jun 27, 2013
87th NICS seminar, "Will our genetic resources be preserved in the future?" was held