PerspectiveTHE RICE GENOME

The Cereal of the World's Poor Takes Center Stage

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Science  05 Apr 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5565, pp. 53
DOI: 10.1126/science.1070721

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Summary

Ronald Cantrell, Director General of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), and Timothy Reeves, Director General of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) discuss the impact of the publication of the rice genome sequence on world nutrition and health.