Here comes the miracle rice

I don’t talk about food often here. However, with so many starving people around the world, I should talk more about agricultural advances as feeding nine billion people by 2050 will be the biggest challenge ever faced. To Ecogeek : ” A new type of rice (from) the University of Agricultural Sciences in Bangalore, India… Continue reading Here comes the miracle rice

Green concrete made of rice husks

If you are an early reader of this blog you perhaps remember my article on how aerogel, a fantastic material could be made of rice husks. Now comes another great use of this by-product of the most consumed cereal. To Discovery Channel: A new way of processing rice husks for use in concrete could lead… Continue reading Green concrete made of rice husks

How to grow more rice with less water

Rice is the most consumed cereal in the world and is the base of food for half the world population. It is also very water intensive. Meanwhile, water scarcity problems are already increasing in India and China, and will increase even more with climate change. So when the WWF writes a report on a method… Continue reading How to grow more rice with less water