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Published on Mar 27, 2009
Most rice grows in wet environments, but too much water can be disastrous for rice crops. Plant biologist Pamela Ronald helped create a type of flood-resistant rice that is being introduced to India and Bangladesh. In Davis, California, VOA's Mike O'Sullivan spoke with her about the new variety and its promise for small farmers in South Asia.