Interesting method: S.R.I.

Though this post has to do nothing with information technology, I found it very interesting for the general topic of fighting poverty and hunger in the world. I read it in the Standard today, it’s about a method to maximize the yield in producing rice.

Increased yield is achieved with 80-90% reductions in seed requirements (lower plant population) and 25-50% less irrigation water. Chemical fertilizer and agrochemical crop protection can be used, but best results can be attained without use of purchased inputs. [Citation from wikipedia]

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The method is called System of Rice Intensification – I find it amazing that this environment-friendly and simple method seems to work better than any genetically modified or chemically enhanced one.

Interesting method: S.R.I.
was published on 24.06.2008 by Florian Sturm. It files under global
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