UF/IFAS-led Study May Lead to More Heat-Tolerant Rice

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Rice, the most widely consumed food crop in the world, takes a beating in hot weather. To combat the high temperatures, a global group of scientists, led by a University of Florida (UF) researcher with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), has found the genetic basis to breed a more heat-tolerant rice cultivar.