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China - CNHRRDC

 

CHINA NATIONAL HYBRID RICE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
The Use of TALEN Technology to Further Hybrid Rice Research (2013)
Analysis of Blast Resistance of Hybrid Rice Parents by Means of PCR and Pathogenicity Assays (2012)
The Scientific and Human Elements of Hybrid Rice (2011)  
Developing Improved Rice Varieties for Greater Yields (2010)
Identifiying Varieties of Super Hybrid Using SSR Molecular Markers(2009)
Adding the C4 Gene to Rice (2008)
Examining Hybrid Rice Research Projects (2007)

Testing SSR Primers and New Varieties of Hybrid Rice (2005)

General Studies on Hybrid Rice (2004)

The China National Hybrid Rice Research and Development Center (CNHRRDC) in Changsha, China, has hosted nine high school students since 2004.

Established in 1984, the CNHRRDC's are to eradicate malnutrition and poverty through the development and distribution of new strains of hybrid rice.

The CNHRRDC carries out research and development on hybrid rice.

 

 

Interns at the CNHRRDC work alongside renowned international researchers and experts - Dr. Yuan Longping and Dr. Xin Yeyun - in the CNHRRDC's research labs in Changsha.

The students also have the opportunity to travel around China with their host families and colleagues to visit the Yuelu mountain, Hunan Provincial Museum, Chairman Mao's birthplace, Red Leaf Pavilion, Lushan Temple, Yunlu Palace, Zheng Ji Jia canyon, Forbidden City, the Great Wall, and the Summer Palace.

 

 

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