Unraveling The Mystery Of A Rice Revolution

National Public Radio: It's a captivating story: A global rice-growing revolution that started with a Jesuit priest in Madagascar, far from any recognized center of agricultural innovation. Every so often, it surfaces in the popular media — in The Guardian, which earlier this year described farmers in one corner of India hauling in gigantic rice harvests without resorting to pesticides or genetic modification. Their secret? A "," or SRI, that the priest, Henri de Laulanié, who was French, 30 years ago. It's now promoted......

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