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Akinwale MG, Gregorio GB, Nwilene F, Akinyele BO, Ogunbayo SA, Odiyi AC, Shittu A. 2011. Comparative performance of lowland hybrids and inbred rice varieties in Nigeria. Int. J. Plant Breed. Genet. 5: 224-234. Akinwale MG, Gregorio GB, Nwilene F, Akinyele BO, Ogunbayo SA, Odiyi AC. 2011. Heritability and correlation coefficient analysis for yield and its components in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Afr. J. Plant Sci. 3: 207-212. Alam R, Rahman MS, Seraj ZI, Thomson MJ, Ismail AM, Tumimbang-Raiz E, Gregorio GB. 2011. Investigation of seedling-stage salinity tolerance QTLs using backcross lines derived from Oryza sativa L. Pokkali. Plant Breed. 130: 430-437. Alberto MCR, Wassmann R, Hirano T, Miyata A, Hatano R, Kumar A, Padre A, Amante M. 2011. Comparisons of energy balance and evapotranspiration between flooded and aerobic rice fields in the Philippines. Agric. Water Manage. 98: 1417-1430. Araya M, De Waele D. 2011. Reaction of six Musa genotypes to root parasitic nematodes. Int. J. Pest Manage. 57: 229-238. Arif M, Zaidi NW, Pani DR, Singh US. 2011. PCRbased identification and characterization of Fusarium sp. associated with mango malformation. Biotechnol. Res. Int. 6 p. doi:10.4061/2011/141649. Ayliffe M, De Villa R, Mago R, White R, Talbot M, Pryor A, Leung H. 2011. Nonhost resistance of rice to rust pathogens. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 24(10): 1143-1155. Ayliffe M, Jin Y, Kang Z, Persson M, Steffenson BJ, Wang S, Leung H. 2011. Determining the basis of nonhost resistance in rice to cereal rusts. Euphytica 179: 33-40. Balwinder-Singh, Eberbach PL, Humphreys E, Kukal SS. 2011. The effect of rice straw mulch on evapotranspiration, transpiration, and soil evaporation of irrigated wheat in Punjab, India. Agric. Water Manage 98: 1857-1865. Balwinder-Singh, Gaydon DS, Humphreys E, Eberbach PL. 2011. The effects of mulch and irrigation management on wheat in Punjab, Indiaevaluation of the APSIM model. Field Crops Res. 124: 1-13. Balwinder-Singh, Humphreys E, Eberbach PL, Katupitiya A, Yadvinder-Singh, Kukal SS. 2011. Wheat growth, yield, and water productivity as affected by rice straw mulch and irrigation. Field Crops Res. 121: 209-225. Barrion AT, Barrion-Dupo AL, Villareal SS, Cai Ducheng. 2011. Tetragnatha heongi, a new species of long-jawed orb spider (Araneae: Tetragnathidae: Tetragnathinae) from Hainan Island, China. Asia Life Sci. 20(2): 385-394.

Bimpong IK, Chin JH, Ramos J, Koh HJ. 2011. Application of subspecies-specific marker system identified from O. sativa to O. glaberrima accessions and O. sativa x O. glaberrima F1 interspecific progenies. Int. J. Biotechnol. Mol. Biol. Res. 2(1): 1-22. Bimpong IK, Serraj R, Chin JH, Ramos J, Mendoza EMT, Hernandez J, Mendioro MS. 2011. Determination of genetic variability for physiological traits related to drought tolerance in African rice (Oryza glaberrima). J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci. 3(4): 60-67. Bimpong IK, Serraj R, Chin JH, Ramos J, Mendoza EMT, Hernandez J, Mendioro MS, Brar DS. 2011. Identification of QTLs for drought-related traits in alien introgression lines derived from crosses of rice (Oryza sativa cv IR64) x O. glaberrima under lowland drought stress. J. Plant Biol. 54(4): 237250. Bogdanove AJ, Koebnik R, Lu H, Furutani A, Angiuoli S, Patil P, Van Sluys MA, Ryan RP, Meyer D, Han SW, Aparna G, Rajaram M, Delcher A, Phillippy A, Puiu D, Schatz M, Shumway M, Sommer D, Trapnell D, Benahmed F, Dimitrov G, Madupu R, Radune D, Sullivan S, Jha G, Ishihara H, Lee SW, Pandey A, Sharma V, Sriariyanun M, Szurek B, Vera-Cruz C, Dorman K, Ronald P, Verdier V, Dow J, Sonti R, Tsuge S, Brendel V, Rabinowicz P, Leach JE, White F, Salzberg S. 2011. Two new complete genome sequences offer insight into host and tissue specificity of plant pathogenic Xanthomonas spp. J. Bacteriol. 193(19): 54505464. Bolfrey-Arku GEK, Chauhan BS, Johnson DE. 2011. Seed germination ecology of itchgrass (Rottboellia cochinchinensis). Weed Sci. 59: 182187. 1 of 21

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Publications and seminars Boling AA, Bouman BAM, Tuong TP, Konboon Y, Harnpichitvitaya DD. 2011. Yield gap analysis and the effect of nitrogen and water on photoperiod-sensitive Jasmine rice in northeast Thailand. NJAS-Wageningen J. Life Sci. 58: 1119. Boualaphanh C, Calingacion MN, Cuevas RP, Jothityangkoon D, Sanitchon J, Fitzgerald MA. 2011. Yield and quality of traditional and improved Lao varieties of rice. Sci. Asia 37(2): 89-97. Boualaphanh C, Daygon VD, Calingacion MN, Sanitchon J, Jothityangkoon D, Mumm R, Hall RD, Fitzgerald MA. 2011. Use of new generation single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping for rapid development of near-isogenic lines in rice. Crop Sci. 51: 2067-2073. Buchanan GM, Lachmann L, Tegetmeyer C, Oppel S, Nelson A, Flade M. 2011. Identifying the potential wintering sites of the globally threatened aquatic warbler Acrocephalus paludicola using remote sensing. Ostrich 82(2): 81-85. Butardo VJ, Fitzgerald MA, Bird AR, Gidley MJ, Flanagan BM, Larroque O, Resurreccion AP, Laidlaw HK, Jobling SA, Morell MK, Rahman S. 2011. Impact of down-regulation of stach branching enzyme IIb by artificial microRNA- and hairpin RNA-mediated RNA silencing. J. Exp. Bot. 62(14): 4927-4941. Cabasan MTN, Kumar A, De Waele D. 2011. Comparison of migration, penetration, development, and reproduction of Meloidogyne graminicola on susceptible and resistant rice genotypes. Nematology doi:10.1163/156854111X602613. Cairns JE, Impa S, OToole JC, Jagadish SVK, Price AH. 2011. Influence of the soil physical environment on rice (Oryza sativa L.) response to drought stress and its implications for drought research. Field Crops Res. 121: 303-310. Calingacion MN, Boualaphanh C, Daygon VD, Anacleto R, Sackville Hamilton R, Biais B, Deborde C, Maucourt M, Moing A, Mumm R, de Vos RCH, Erban A, Kopka J, Hansen TH, Laursen KH, Schjoerring JK, Hall RD, Fitzgerald MA. 2011. A genomics and multi-platform metabolomics approach to identify new traits of rice quality in traditional and improved varieties. Metabolomics doi:10.1007/s11306-011-0374-4. Carasso V, Hay FR, Probert RJ, Mucciarelli M. 2011. Temperature control of seed germination in Fritillaria tubiformis subsp. moggridgei (Liliaceae), a rare endemic of the South-West Alps. Seed Sci. Res. 21: 33-38. Chandna P, Khurana ML, Ladha JK, Punia, Mehla RS, Gupta R. 2011. Spatial and seasonal distribution of nitrate-N in groundwater beneath the ricewheat cropping system of India: a geospatial analysis. Environ. Monit. Assess. 178: 545-562. Chandna P, Ladha JK, Singh UP, Punia M, Gupta R. 2011. Using remote sensing technologies to enhance resource conservation and agricultural productivity in underutilized lands of South Asia. Appl. Geogr. 32: 757-765. Chauhan BS. 2011. Crowfootgrass (Dactyloctenium aegyptium) germination and response to herbicides in the Philippines. Weed Sci. 59: 512-516. Chauhan BS, Johnson DE. 2011. Competitive interactions between weedy rice and cultivated rice as a function of added nitrogen and level of competition. Weed Biol. Manage. 11: 202-209. Chauhan BS, Johnson DE. 2011. Ecological studies on Echinochloa crus-galli and the implications for weed management in direct-seeded rice. Crop Prot. 30: 1385-1391. Chauhan BS, Johnson DE. 2011. Growth response of direct-seeded rice to oxadiazon and bispyribacsodium in aerobic and saturated soils. Weed Sci. 59: 119-122. Chauhan BS, Johnson DE. 2011. Phenotypic plasticity of Chinese sprangletop (Leptochloa chinensis) in competition with seeded rice. Weed Technol. 25: 652-658. Chauhan BS, Johnson DE. 2011. Row spacing and weed control timing affect yield of aerobic rice. Field Crop Res. 121: 226-231. Chauhan BS, Pame ARP, Johnson DE. 2011. Compensatory growth of ludwigia (Ludwigia hyssopifolia) in response to interference of direct-seeded rice. Weed Sci. 59: 177-181. Chauhan BS, Singh VP, Kumar A, Johnson DE. 2011. Relations of rice seeding rates to crop and weed growth in aerobic rice. Field Crop Res. 121: 105115. Chen H, He H, Zou Y, Chen W, Yu R, Liu X, Yang Y, Gao YM, Xu JL, Fan LM, Li Y, Li ZK, Deng XW. 2011. Development and application of a set of breeder-friendly SNP markers for genetic analyses and molecular breeding of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Theor. Appl. Genet. 123: 869-879. Chen M, Ali J, Fu B, Xu J, Zhao M, Jiang Y, Zhu L, Shi, Y, Yao D, Gao Y, Li ZK. 2011. Detection of drought-related loci in rice at reproductive stage using selected introgressed lines. Agric. Sci. Chin.10: 1-8.

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Publications and seminars Chen YH, Bernal CC, Tan J, Horgan FG, Fitzgerald MA. 2011. Planthopper adaptation to resistant rice varieties: changes in amino acid composition over time. J. Insect Physiol. 57: 1375-1384. Cheng L, Wang Y, Meng L, Hu X, Cui Y, Sun Y, Zhu L, Ali J, Xu JL, Li ZK. 2011. Identification of salttolerant QTLs with strong genetic background effect using two sets of reciprocal introgression lines in rice. Genome doi: 10.1139/g11-075. Chin JH, Chu SH, Jiang WZ, Basyirin R, Brar DS, Koh HJ. 2011. Identification of QTLs for hybrid fertility in inter-subspecific crosses of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Genet. Genom. 33: 39-48. Chin JH, Gamuyao R, Dalid C, Bustamam M, Prasetiyono J, Moeljopawiro S, Wissuwa M, Heuer S. 2011. Developing rice with high yield under phosphorus deficiency: Pup1 sequence to application. Plant Physiol. 156: 1202-1216. Cochrane A, Daws MI, Hay FR. 2011. Seed-based approach for identifying flora at risk from climate warming. Austr. Ecol. 36: 923-935. Courtney EJ, Makay J, Mauleon R, Stephens J, McNally KL, Bush DR, Leung H, Leach JE. 2011. Genetic variation in biomass traits among 20 diverse rice varieties. Plant Physiol. 155: 157168. Craufurd PQ, Vadez V, Jagadish SVK, Prasad PVV, Zaman-Allah M. 2011. Crop science experiments designed to inform crop modeling. Agric. For. Meteorol. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2011.09.003. Crisostomo S, Hay FR, Reao R, Borromeo T. 2011. Are the standards for genebank drying conditions optimal for rice seed quality? Seed Sci. Technol. 39: 666-672. Cruz AP, Arriza A, Heong KL, Horgan FG. 2011. Aspects of brown planthopper adaptation to resistant rice varieties with the Bph3 gene. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 1-13. Cui J, Chen B, Shi Y, Zhang R, Wang H, Qian Y, Liu H, Zhu L, Li ZK, Gao Y. 2011. Genetic diversity of involved varieties and improvement of elite restorer of indica rice (Oryza sativa L.) using backcross introgression. Mol. Plant Breed. 25(2): 1-7. Daniel de B, Richeter, Ladha JK. 2011. Human-soil relations are changing rapidly: proposals from SSSAs Cross-Divisional Soil Change Working Group. Soil Sci. Soc. Am J. 75: 1-15. Das K, Zhao D, De Waele D, Kumar ST, Kumar R, Shrivastava D, Kumar A. 2011. Reactions of traditional upland and aerobic rice genotypes to rice root knot nematode (Meloidogyne graminicola). J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci. 3: 131137. Demir I, Kenanoglu BB, Hay FR, Mavi K, Celikko T. 2011. Determination of seed moisture constants (KE, CW) for the viability equation for watermelon, melon, and cucumber seeds. Seed Sci. Technol. 39: 527-532. Dram KN, Sanchez I, Gregorio GB, Ndjiondjop M-N. 2011. Suitability of a selected set of simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers for multiplexing and rapid molecular characterization of African rice (Oryza glaberrima Steud.) Afr. J. Biotechnol. 10: 6675-6685. Ella ES, Dionisio-Sese ML, Ismail AM. 2011. Application of silica at sowing affects growth and survival of rice following submergence. Philipp. J. Crop Sci. 36(2): 20-30. Ella ES, Dionisio-Sese ML, Ismail AM. 2011. Seed pretreatment in rice reduces damage, enhances carbohydrate mobilization and improves emergence and seedling establishment under flooded conditions. Ann. Bot. Plants (online publication, first published online 18 Feb 2011 doi:10.1093/aobpla/plr007 Fengtong W, Hongbin T, Shan L, Bouman BAM, Limeng Z, Pu W, Dittert K. 2011. Rate and duration of grain filling of aerobic rice HD297 and their influence on grain yield under different growing conditions. Sci. Asia 37: 98-104. Fitzgerald MA, Rahman S, Resurreccion AP, Concepcion J, Daygon VD, Dipti SS, Kabir KA, Klinger B, Morell MK, Bird AR. 2011. Identification of a major genetic determinant of glycaemic index in rice. Rice 4: 66-74. Flor RJB, Singleton GR. 2011.Can media campaign messages influence change towards ecologically based rodent management? Wildlife Res. 38: 579-587. Fujita D, Santos RE, Ebron LA, Fukuta Y, Kobayashi N. 2011. Characterization of QTLs for days to heading in near-isogenic lines with genetic background of Indica-type rice variety IR64 (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Breed. 130: 526-532. Gaihre YK, Tirol-Padre A, Wassmann R, Aquino E, Pangga GV, Sta. Cruz PC. 2011. Spatial and temporal variations in methane fluxes from irrigated lowland rice fields. Philipp. Agric. Sci. 94 (4): 335-342. Gao XQ, Xie XW, Wang L, Xu MR, Shi YR, Gao YM, Zhu LH, Zhou YL, Li ZK. 2011. Development of introgression lines and identification of QTLs for resistance to sheath blight. Acta Agron. Sin. 37(9): 1159-1168. 3 of 21

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Publications and seminars Garrett KA, Forbes GA, Savary S, Skelsey P, Sparks AH, Valdivia C, Van Bruggen AHC, Willocquet L, Djurle A, Duveiller E, Eckersten H, Pande S, Vera Cruz C, Yuen J. 2011. Complexity in climate-change impacts: an analytical framework for effects mediated by plant disease. Plant Pathol. 60: 15-30. doi: 10.1111/j.13653059.2010.02409.x Gathala MK, Ladha JK, Kumar V, Saharawat YS, Kumar V, Sharma PK. 2011. Effect of tillage and crop establishment methods on physical properties of a medium-textured soil under a 7-year rice-wheat rotation. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 75: 1851-1862. Gathala MK, Ladha JK, Kumar V, Saharawat YS, Kumar Vi, Sharma PK, Sharma S, Pathak H. 2011. Tillage and crop establishment affect sustainability of South Asian rice-wheat system. Agron. J. 109: 961-971. Gaur VS, Singh US, Gupta AK, Kumar A. 2011. Understanding the differential nitrogen-sensing mechanism in rice genotypes through expression analysis of high- and low-affinity ammonium transporter genes. Mol. Biol. Rep. doi 10.1007/ s11033-011-0972-2. Gaur VS, Singh US, Kumar A. 2011. Transcriptional profiling and in silico analysis of Dof transcription factor gene family for understanding their regulation during seed development of rice Oryza sativa L. Mol. Biol. Rep. 38(4): 2827-2848. doi: 10.1007/s11033-010-0429-z. Grewal D, Manito C, Bartolome V. 2011. Doubled haploids generated through anther culture from crosses of elite indica and japonica cultivars and/ or lines of rice: large scale production, agronomic performance and molecular characterization. Crop Sci. 51: 2544-2553. Gumma MK, Gauchan D, Nelson A, Pandey S, Rala A. 2011. Temporal changes in rice-growing area and their impact on livelihood over a decade: a case study of Nepal. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 142: 382-392. Gumma MK, Nelson A, Thenkabail PS, Singh AN. 2011. Mapping rice areas of South Asia using MODIS multi-temporal data. J. Appl. Remote Sensing 5. doi:10.11117/1.3619838. Gumma MK, Thenkabail PS, Fujii H, Nelson A, Dheeravath V, Busia D, Rala A. 2011. Mapping irrigated areas of Ghana using fusion of 30 m and 250 m resolution remote-sensing data. Remote Sensing 3: 816-835. Gumma MK, Thenkabail PS, Muralikrishna IV, Velpuri MN, Gangadhararao PT, Dheeravath V, Biradar CM, Acharya NS, Gaur A. 2011. Changes in agricultural cropland areas between a watersurplus year and a water-deficit year impacting food security, determined using MODIS 250 m time-series data and spectral matching techniques, in the Krishna River basin (India). Int. J. Remote Sensing 32: 3495-3520. Gumma MK, Thenkabail PS, Nelson A. 2011. Mapping irrigated areas using MODIS 250 meter time-series data: a study on Krishna River Basin (India). Water 3: 113-131. Gumma MK, Van Rooijen D, Nelson A, Thenkabail P, Aakuraju R, Amerasinghe P. 2011. Expansion of urban area and wastewater irrigated rice area in Hyderabad, India. Irrig. Drainage Syst. 25: 135149. Gurr GMJ, Liu DMY, Read JLA, Catindig JA, Cheng L, Lan P, Heong KL. 2010. Parasitoids of Asian rice planthopper (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) pests and prospects for enhancing biological control by ecological engineering. Ann. Appl. Biol. 158: 149-176. Haden VR, Xiang J, Peng S, Bouman BAM, Visperas R, Ketterings QM, Hobbs P, Duxbury JM. 2011. Relative effects of ammonia and nitrite on the germination and early growth of aerobic rice. J. Plant Nutr. Soil Sci. 174: 292-300. Haefele SM, Konboon Y, Wongboon W, Amarante S, Maarifat AA, Pfeiffer EM, Knoblauch C. 2011. Effects and fate of black carbon from rice residues in rice-based systems. Field Crop Res.121: 430-440. Hari R, Singh Y, Saini KS, Kler DS, Timsina J, Humphreys EJ. 2011. Agronomic and economic evaluation of permanent raised beds, no tillage and straw mulching for an irrigated maizewheat system in northwest India. Exp. Agric. doi:10.1017/S0014479711000809. Hari Y, Srinivasarao K, Viraktamath VC, Hariprasad AS, Laha GS, Natarajkumar P, Ramesha MS, Neeraja CN, Balachandran SM, Shobha Rani N, Balaji Suresh P, Sujatha K, Manish Pandey K, Ashok Reddy G, Madhav MS, Sundaram RM. 2011. Marker-assisted improvement of a stable restorer line KMR-3R and its derived hybrid KRH2 for bacterial blight resistance and grain quality. Plant Breed. 130: 608-616. Henry A, Gowda VRP, Torres Ro, McNally KL, Serraj R. 2011. Variation in root system architecture and drought response in rice (Oryza sativa): phenotyping of the OryzaSNP panel in rainfed lowland fields. Field Crops Res. 120(2): 205-214. doi:10.1016/j.fcr.2010.10.003. Herradura LE, Lobres AN, De Waele D, Davide R, Van den Bergh I. 2011. Host response of Southeast Asian Musa genotypes to Radopholus similis. Int. J. Nematol. 21: 225-233. 4 of 21

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Publications and seminars Hinds LA, Singleton GR. 2011. Rodent biology and managementwho is outsmarting whom? Wildlife Res. 38: 539-540. Horgan FG. 2011. Effects of leaf damage on oviposition choice in an invasive paropsine beetle. J. Appl. Entomol. doi: 10.1111/j.14390418.2011.01634.x. Horgan FG. 2011. Outbreak of an invasive paropsine beetle in south-west Ireland: preference, performance and damage to Eucalyptus. J. Appl. Entomol. 135: 621-633. Hu F, Wang D, Zhao X, Zhang T, Sun H, Zhu L, Zhang F, Li L, Li Q, Tao D, Fu B, Li ZK. 2011. Identification of rhizome-specific genes by genome-wide differential expression analysis in Oryza longistaminata. BMC Plant Biol. 11:18. Hu X, Shi YM, Jia Q, Xu Q, Wang Y, Chen K, Sun Y, Zhu L, Xu J, Li ZK. 2011. Analyses of QTLs for rice panicle and milling quality traits and their interaction with environment. Acta Agron. Sin.37(7): 1175-1185. Huang QH, Shi YF, Yang Y, Feng BH, Wei YL, Chen J, Baraoidan M, Leung H, Wu JL. 2011. Characterization and genetic analysis of a lightand temperature-sensitive sported leaf leaf mutant in rice (Oryza sativa L.). J. Integr. Plant Biol. 53: 671-681. Hussain AJ, Ali J, Siddiq EA, Gupta VS, Reddy OUK, Ranjrekar PK. 2011. Mapping of tms8 for temperature sensitive genic male sterility (TGMS) in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Breed. doi:10.1111/ j.14390523 .2011.01897.x. Iftekharuddaula KM, Newaz MA, Salam MA, Ahmed HU, Mahbub MAA, Septiningsih EM, Collard BCY, Sanchez DL, Pamplona AM, Mackill DJ. 2011. Rapid and high-precision marker-assisted backcrossing to introgress the SUB1 QTL into BR11, the rainfed lowland rice mega variety of Bangladesh. Euphytica 178: 83-97. Islam MR, Salam MA, Hassan L, Collard BCY, Singh RK, Gregorio GB. 2011. QTL mapping for salinity tolerance at seedling stage in rice. Emir. J. Food Agric. 23: 137-146. Jagadish SVK, Cairns JE, Kumar A, Somayanda IM, Craufurd PQ. 2011. Does susceptibility to heat stress confound screening for drought tolerance? Funct. Plant Biol. 38: 261-269. Jagadish SVK, Muthurajan R, Rang ZW, Malo R, Heuer S, Bennett J, Craufurd PQ. 2011. Spikelet proteomic response to combined water deficit and heat stress in rice (Oryza sativa cv. N22). Rice 4: 1-11. Jahn CE, Mckay JK, Mauleon R, Stephens J, McNally KL, Bush DR, Leung H, Leach JE. 2011. Genetic variation in biomass traits among 20 diverse rice varieties. Plant Physiol. 155(1): 157-168. doi:10.1104/pp.110.165654. Jena KK. 2010. The species of the genus Oryza and transfer of useful genes from wild species into cultivated rice, O. sativa. Breed Sci. 60: 518-523. Jena KK, Kim SM, Suh JP, Yang CI, Kim YG. 2011. Identification of cold-tolerant breeding lines by quantitative trait loci associated with cold tolerance in rice. Crop Sci. 51: 1-7. Jorge MA, Claessens G, Hanson J, Dulloo ME, Goldberg E, Thormann I, Alemayehu S, Gacheru E, Amri A, Benson E, Dumet D, Roux N, Rudebjer P, Sackville Hamilton R, Sanchez I, Sharma S, Taba S, Upadhyaya HD, Van Den Houwe I. 2011. Knowledge sharing on best practices for managing crop genebanks. Agric. Inf. Worldwide 3: 101-106. Kajisa K, Palanichamy NV. 2011. Potential and limitation of an organic fertilizer-based development strategy: evidence from Tamil Nadu, India, from 1993 to 2003. Agric. Econ. 42: 715-725. Kajisa K, Payongayong E. 2011. Potential of and constraints to rice Green Revolution in Mozambique: a case study of the Chokwe irrigation scheme. Food Policy 36: 614-625. Kato Y, Henry A, Fujita D, Katsura K, Kobayashi N, Serraj R. 2011. Physiological characterization of introgression lines derived from an indica rice cultivar, IR64, adapted to drought and watersaving irrigation. Field Crops Res. 123: 130-138. Kharabian-Masouleh A, Waters DLE, Reinke RF, Henry RJ. 2011. Discovery of polymorphisms in starch-related genes in rice germplasm by amplification of pooled DNA and deeply parallel sequencing. Plant Biotechnol. J. 9(9): 10741085. Knoblauch C, Marifaat AA, Pfeiffer EM, Haefele SM. 2011. Impact of black carbon on trace gas production and turnover in soils. Soil Biol. Biochem. 43: 1768-1778. Koide Y, Leodegario AE, Hiroshi K, Hiroshi T, Telebanco-Yanoria MJ, Kobayashi N, Yokoo M, Maruyama S, Imbe T, Fukuta Y. 2011 A set of near-isogenic lines for blast resistance genes with an Indica-type rainfed lowland elite rice (Oryza sativa L.) genetic background. Field Crops Res. 123: 19-27. Koide Y, Telebanco-Yanoria MJ, Fujita D, Tagle AG, Fukuta Y, Kobayashi N. 2011. Fine mapping and identification of tightly linked DNA markers of blast resistance gene Pia by using an introgression line. Mol. Breed. 28: 359-366. 5 of 21

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Publications and seminars Koide Y, Telebanco-Yanoria MJ, Pena FD, Fukuta Y, Kobayashi N. 2011. Characterization of rice blast isolates by the differential system and their application for mapping a resistance gene, Pi19(t). J. Phytopathol. 159: 85-93. Kumar V, Ladha JK. 2011. Direct seeding of rice: recent developments and future research needs. Adv. Agron. 111: 297-413. Kumari M, Chakraborty D, Gathala MK, Pathak H, Dwivedi BS, Tomar RK, Garg RN, Singh R, Ladha JK. 2011. Soil aggregation and associated organic matter fractions as affected by tillage in a rice-wheat rotation in north India. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 75: 560-567. Laborte AG, Maunahan AA, Hijmans RJ. 2011. Opportunities for expanding paddy rice production in Laos: spatial predictive modeling using Random Forest. J. Land Use Sc. doi:10.108 0/1747423X.2010.519788. Ladha JK, Kesava Reddy C, Padre AT, Kessel CV. 2011. Role of nitrogen fertilization in sustaining organic matter in cultivated soils. J. Environ. Qual. 40: 1756-1766. Lee J, Chauhan BS, Johnson DE. 2011. Germination of freshhorse purslane (Trianthema portulacastrum) seeds in response to different environmental factors. Weed Sci. 59: 495-499. Lee J, Jiang WZ, Qiao Y, Woo MO, Chin JH, Kwon SW, Hong SS, Choi IK, Koh HJ. 2011. Shotgun proteomic analysis for detecting differentially expressed proteins in the reduced culm number of rice. Proteomics 11(3): 455-468. Li Z-X, Septiningsih EM, Quilloy-Mercado SM, McNally KL, Mackill DJ. 2011. Identification of SUB1A alleles from wild rice Oryza rufipogon Griff. Genet. Resour. Crop Evol. 58: 1237-1242. Liu Y, Zhu XY, Zhang S, Bernardo M, Edwards J, Galbraith DW, Leach J, Zhang G, Liu B, Leung H. 2011. Dissecting quantitative resistance against blast disease using heterogeneous inbred family lines in rice. Theor. Appl. Genet. 122: 341-353. McCouch SR, Zhao K, Wright M, Tung CW, Ebana K, Thomson M, Reynolds A, Wang D, De Clerck G, Ali ML, McClung A, Eizenga G, Bustamante C. 2010. Development of genome-wide SNP assays for rice. Breed. Sci. 60: 524-535. Mackill DJ, Ismail AM, Pamplona AM, Sanchez DL, Carandang JJ, Septiningsih E. 2010. Stresstolerant rice varieties for adaptation to a changing climate. Crop Environ. Bioinformatics 7: 250-259. Mackill D, Ismail AM, Singh US, Labios RV, Paris TR. 2011. Development and rapid adoption of submergence-tolerant (Sub1) rice varieties. Adv. Agron. 115: 299-352. Mahajan G, Chauhan BS. 2011. Effects of planting pattern and cultivar on weed and crop growth in aerobic rice system. Weed Technol. 25: 521-525. Mahajan G, Chauhan BS. 2011. Weed management in direct drilled rice. Indian Farming April: 6-9. Mahajan G, Chauhan BS, Gill MS. 2011b. Optimal nitrogen fertilization timing and rate in dryseeded rice in northwest India. Agron. J. 103: 1676-1682. Mahajan G, Timsina J. 2011. Effect of nitrogen rates and weed control methods on weed abundance and yield of direct-seeded rice. Arch. Agron. Soil Sci. 57(3): 239-250. Mahajan G, Timsina J, Singh K. 2011. Performance and water-use efficiency of rice relative to establishment methods in northwestern IndoGangetic Plains. J. Crop Improv. 25(5): 597-617. Mall AKSP, Das S, Singh ON, Kumar A. 2011. Effect of drought on yield and drought susceptibility index for quality characters of promising rice genotypes. Cereal Res. Commun. 39(1): 2231. doi: 10.1556/CRC.39.2011.1.3. Mandal D, Baral K, Ghosh DC, Timsina J, Dasgupta MK. 2011. Economic analysis of diversified rotational cropping systems in the lateritic belt of the lower Gangetic plain of eastern India. J. Agric. Sci. Technol. 5(11): 331-341. Mandal D, Ghosh DC, Baral K, Dasgupta MK, Timsina J. 2011. Weed incidences and their effect on crop productivity under diversified rotational cropping systems in the lateritic belt of the lower Gangetic plain of eastern India. J. Agric. Sci. Technol. 5(12): 511-515. Manzanilla DO, Paris TR, Vergara GV, Ismail AM, Pandey S, Labios RV, Tatlonghari GT, Acda RD, Chi TTN, Duoangsila K, Siliphouthone I, Manikmas MOA, Mackill DJ. 2011. Submergence risks and farmers preferences: implications for breeding Sub1 rice in Southeast Asia. Agric. Syst. 104: 335-347. Mashela PW, De Waele D, Pofu KM. 2011. Use of indigenous Cucumis technologies as alternative to synthetic nematicides in management of root-knot nematodes in low-input agricultural farming systems: a review. Sci. Res. Essays 6(33): 6762-6768. Mondoni A, Probert R, Rossi G, Vegini E, Hay FR. 2011. Seeds of alpine plants are short-lived: implications for long-term conservation. Ann. Bot. 107: 171-179. Morris K, Horgan FG, Downes MJ, Griffin CT. 2011. Effect of temperature on hatch and activity of second-stage juveniles of the root-knot 6 of 21

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Publications and seminars nematode, Meloidogyne minor, an emerging pest in northwest Europe. Nematology 13: 985993. Moumeni A, Satoh K, Kondoh H, Asano T, Hosaka A, Venuprasad R, Serraj R, Kumar A, Leung H, Kikuchi S. 2011 Comparative analysis of root transcriptome profiles of two pairs of droughttolerant and -susceptible rice near-isogenic lines under different drought stresses. BMC Plant Biol. 11: 174. Mutuc M, Mohanty S, Ethridge D, Hudson D. 2011. The effects of the removal of U.S. safeguards on imports from China. Appl. Econ. Lett. (18): 901913. Nakano Y, Otsuka K. 2011. Determinants of household contribution to collective irrigation management: the case of the Doho rice scheme in Uganda. Environ. Dev. Econ. 16(5): 527-551. Nakhoda B, Leung H, Mendioro MS, MohammadiNejad G, Ismail AM. 2011. Isolation, characterization, and field evaluation of rice (Oryza sativa L., var. IR64) mutants with altered responses to salt stress. Field Crops Res. 127: 191-202. Negroa S, Almadanim C, Pires I, McNally KL, Oliveira MM. 2011. Use of EcoTILLING to identify natural allelic variants of rice candidate genes involved in salinity tolerance. Plant Genet. Resour.1: 5. Nelson A, Chomitz KM. 2011. Effectiveness of strict vs. multiple use protected areas in reducing tropical forest fires: a global analysis using matching methods. PLos ONE 6(8):e22722. doi:1371/journal.pone.0022722. Palis FP, Singleton GR, Brown PR, Huan NH, Umali C, Nga NTD. 2011. Can humans outsmart rodents? Learning to work collectively and strategically. Wildlife Res. 38(7):568-578. http://dx.doi. org/10.1071/WR10226 Pan Y, Wang W, Zhao X, Zhu L, Fu B, Li ZK. 2011. DNA methylation alterations of rice in response to cold stress. Plant Omics J. 4(7): 364-369. Paris TR, Diaz C, Iftekhar H. 2011. Participatory evaluation of a rice flour mill by poor rural women: lessons from Bangladesh. Gender Technol. Dev. 15(2): 275-299. Park H-S, Kim K-Y, Mo Y-J, Choi I-B, Baek M-K, Ha K-Y, Ha W-G, Kang H-J, Shim M-S, Ko J-K. 2011. Characteristics and variation of panicle traits of Korean rice varieties in wet season of the Philippines. Kor. J. Breed. Sci. 43(1): 68-80. Paterson AH, Li ZK. 2011. Paleo-Green Revolution for rice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108: 1093110932. Pathak H, Saharawat YS, Gathala M, Ladha JK. 2011. Modeling and analysis: impact of resource-conserving technologies on productivity and greenhouse gas emissions in the rice-wheat system. Greenhouse Gas Sci. Technol. 1: 1-17. Pelletier Y, Horgan FG, Pompon J. 2011. Potato resistance to insects. Am. J. Plant Sci. Biotechnol. 5: 37-52. Pealver A, Arida A, Heong KL, Horgan FG. 2011. Aspects of brown planthopper adaptation to resistant rice with the Bph3 gene. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 141: 245-257. Pofu K, Mashela P, De Waele D. 2011. Survival, flowering and productivity of watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) cultivars in inter-generic grafting on nematode-resistant Cucumis seedling rootstocks in Meloidogyne-infested fields. Int. J. Agric. Biol. 14(2): 217-222. Popluechai S, Froissard M, Jolivet P, Breviario D, Gatehouse AMR, ODonnell A, Chardot T, Kohli A. 2011. Jatropha curcas oil body proteome and oleosins: L-form JcOle3 as a potential phylogenetic marker. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 49: 352-356. Raman A, Ladha JK, Kumar V, Sharma S, Piepho HP. 2011. Stability analysis of farmer participatory trials for conservation agriculture using mixed models. Field Crops Res. 121: 450-459. Rang ZW, Jagadish SVK, Zhou QM, Craufurd OQ, Heuer S. 2011. Effect of high temperature and water stress on pollen germination and spikelet fertility in rice. Environ. Exp. Bot. 70: 58-65. Rejesus RM, Palis FG, Rodriguez DP, Lampayan RM, Bouman BAM. 2011. Impact of the alternate wetting and drying (AWD) water-saving irrigation technique: evidence from rice producers in the Philippines. Food Policy 36: 280-288. Rodenburg J, Meinke H, Johnson DE. 2011. Challenges for weed management in African rice systems in a changing climate. J. Agric. Sci. 149: 427-435. San-oh A-Y, Ishimaru T, Ohsumi A, Kondo M. 2010. Effects of soil temperature on growth and root function in rice. Plant Prod. Sci. 13: 235-242. Satoh K, Shimizu T, Kondoh H, Hiraguri A, Sasaya T, Choi I-R, Omura T, Kikuchi S. 2011. Relationship between symptoms and gene expression induced by the infection of three strains of rice dwarf virus. PLoS ONE 6: e18094. Savary S, Nelson A, Sparks AH, Willocquet L, Duveiller E, Mahuku G, Forbes G, Garrett KA, Hodson D, Padgham J, Pande S, Sharma M, Yuen J, Djurle A. 2011. International agricultural research tackling the effects of global and 7 of 21

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Publications and seminars climate changes on plant diseases in the developing world. Plant Dis. 95(10): 1204-1216. Septiningsih EM, Sanchez DL, Singh N, Sendon PMD, Pamplona AM, Heuer S, Mackill DJ. 2011. Identifying novel QTLs for submergence tolerance in rice cultivars IR72 and Madabaru. Theor. Appl. Genet. doi 10.1007/s00122-0111751-0. Serraj R, McNally K, Slamet-Loedin I, Haefele S, Kohli A, Atlin G, Kumar A. 2011. Drought resistance improvement in rice: an integrated genetic and resource management strategy. Plant Prod. Sci. 14: 1-14. Sharoni A, Nuruzzaman M, Satoh K, Shimizu T, Kondoh H, Sasaya T, Choi I-R, Omura T, Kikuchi S. 2011. Gene structures, classification, and expression models of the AP2/EREBP transcription factor family in rice. Plant Cell Physiol. 52: 344-360. Shukla SK, Joshi DC, Srivastava RK, Qureshi MI, Singh US. 2011. Suitability of RAPD and ISSR to complement agro-morphological DUS descriptors for establishing distinctiveness in indigenous local strains of Kalanamak rice (Oryza sativa). Indian J. Agric. Sci. 81(11): 994-1001. Singh S, Mackill DJ, Ismail AM. 2011. Tolerance of longer term partial stagnant flooding is independent of the SUB1 locus in rice. Field Crops Res. 121: 311-323. Singh Y, Singh VP, Singh G, Yadav DS, Sinha DKP, Johnson DE, Mortimer AM. 2011. The implications of land preparation, crop establishment method and weed management on rice yield variation in the rice-wheat system in the Indo-Gangetic plains. Field Crops Res. 121: 64-74. Sparks AH, Forbes GA, Hijmans RJ, Garrett KA. 2011. A metamodeling framework for extending the application domain of process-based ecological models. Ecosphere 2:art90. doi:10.1890/ES1100128.1. Steenkamp S, Jordaan A, McDonald A, De Waele D. 2011. Differential responses of resistant and susceptible groundnut genotypes at cellular level to Ditylenchus africanus. Nematology 13: 177183. Stuart AM, Prescott CV, Singleton GR, Joshi RC. 2011. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of farmers on rodent pests and their management in the lowlands of the Sierra Madre Biodiversity Corridor, Philippines. Crop Prot. 30: 147-154. Sudhir-Yadav, Li T, Humphreys E, Gill G, Kukal SS. 2011. Evaluation and application of ORYZA2000 for irrigation scheduling of puddled transplanted rice in northwest India. Field Crops Res. 122: 104-117. Suh JP, Lee CK, Lee JH, Kim JJ, Kim SM, Cho YC, Park SH, Shin JC, Kim YG, Jena KK. 2011. Identification of quantitative trait loci for seedling cold tolerance using RILs derived from a cross between japonica and tropical japonica rice cultivars. Euphytica doi: 10.1007/s10681-0110575-y. Suh JP, Yang SJ, Jeung JU, Pamplona A, Kim JJ, Lee JH, Hong HC, Yang CI, Kim YG, Jena KK. 2011. Development of elite breeding lines conferring Bph18 gene-derived resistance to brown planthopper (BPH) by marker-assisted selection and genome-wide background analysis in japonica rice (Oryza sativa L.). Field Crops Res. 120: 215-222. doi:10.1016/j/fcr.2010. Swamy BPM, Kaladhar K, Ramesha MS, Viraktamath BC, Sarla N. 2011. Molecular mapping of QTLs for yield and related traits in Oryza sativa cv. Swarna X O.nivara (IRGC81848) backcross population. Sci. Digest-Rice Sci. 18 (2) online. Swamy BPM, Vikram P, Dixit S, Ahmed HU, Kumar A. 2011. Meta-analysis of grain yield QTL identified during agricultural drought in grasses showed consensus. BMC Genomics 12: 319. Telebanco-Yanoria MJ, Koide Y, Fukuta Y, Imbe T, Tsunematsu H, Kato H, Ebron LA, Nguyen TMN, Kobayashi N. 2011. A set of near-isogenic lines of Indica-type rice variety CO 39 as differential varieties for blast resistance. Mol. Breed. 27: 357-373. Thomson MJ, Zhao K, Wright M, McNally KL, Rey J, Tung CW, Reynolds A, Scheffler B, Eizenga G, McClung A, Kim H, Ismail AM, de Ocampo M, Mojica C, Reveche MY, Dilla CJ, Mauleon R, Leung H, Bustamante C, McCouch SR. 2011. High-throughput SNP genotyping for breeding applications in rice using the BeadXpress platform. Mol. Breed. doi 10.1007/s11032-0119663-x. Tonini A, Pede VO. 2011. A time-varying stochastic frontier model accounting for spatial dependency: a generalized maximum entropy application measuring productivity. Entropy 13: 1916-1927. Tran NA, Daygon VD, Cuevas RP, Corpuz HM, Fitzgerald MA. 2011. A single nucleotide polymorphism in the Waxy gene explains a significant component of gel consistency. Theor. Appl. Genet. 123(4): 519-525. Tripathi AN, Agarwal PC, Khetrapal RK, Bhat KV, Vishunavat K, Singh US. 2011. Genetic variation 8 of 21

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Publications and seminars in Fusarium moniliforme from seeds in different crop species. Indian Phytopathol. 64(2): 173-177. Truong TTNC, Paris TR, Manzanilla DO, Tatlonghari GT, Labios R, Tuyen TQ, Nguyen TL. 2011. Understanding farmers preferences through the participatory varietal selection (PVS) in the floodprone rice areas of the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Omonrice 18: 167-181. Van Dessel P, Coyne D, Dubois T, De Waele D, Franco J. 2011. In vitro nematicidal effect of endophytic Fusarium oxysporum against Radopholus similis, Pratylenchus goodeyi and Helicotylenchus multicintus. Nematropica 41: 154-160. Verdier V, Vera Cruz C, Leach JE. 2011. Controlling rice bacterial blight in Africa: needs and prospects. J. Biotechnol. doi:10.1016/j. jbiotec.2011.09.020. Vikram P, Swamy BPM, Dixit S, Sta Cruz T, Ahmed HU, Singh AK, Kumar A. 2011. qDTY1.1, a major QTL for rice grain yield under reproductivestage drought stress with a consistent effect in multiple elite genetic backgrounds. BMC Genomics 12: 89. Villa JE, Henry A, Xie F, Serraj R. 2012. Hybrid rice performance in environments of increasing drought severity. Field Crops Res. 125: 14-24. Wang D, Pan Y, Zhao X, Zhu L, Fu B, Li ZK. 2011. Genome-wide temporal-spatial gene expression profiling of drought responsiveness in rice. BMC Genomics 12: 149. Wang L, Gao XQ, Zhu LH, Zhou YL, Li ZK. 2011. Advances in research on the function of WRKY transcription factor genes in plant resistance. J. Plant Genet. Resour. 12(1): 80-86. Wang P, Zhou G, Cui K, Li ZK, Yu S. 2011. Clustered QTLs for leaf size and yield traits in backcross recombinant inbred lines of rice. Mol. Breed. doi 10.1007/s11032-010-9529-7. Wang Q, Li XX, Wan S, Zhou YL, Xu JL, Li ZK. 2011. Resistance spectrum of the parental lines in Northeast China rice breeding programs. Mol. Plant Breed. 9(4): 432-437. Wang W, Zhao X, Pan Y, Zhu L, Fu B, Li ZK. 2011. DNA methylation changes detected by methylation-sensitive amplified polymorphism in two contrasting rice genotypes under salt stress. J. Genet. Genomics 38(9): 419-424. Wang WS, Pan YJ, Zhao XQ, Dwivedi D, Zhu LH, Ali J, Fu BY, Li ZK. 2011. Drought-induced sitespecific DNA methylation and its association with drought tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa L.). J. Exp. Bot. 62(6): 1951-1960. Weerakoon WMW, Mutunayake MMP, Bandara C, Rao AN, Bhandariand DC, Ladha JK. 2011. Direct-seeded rice culture in Sri Lanka: lessons from farmers. Field Crops Res. 121: 53-63. Wei D, Cui K, Pan J, Ye G, Xiang J, Nie L, Huang J. 2011. Genetic dissection of grain nitrogen use efficiency and grain yield and their relationship in rice. Field Crops Res. 124: 340-346. Willocquet L, Noel M, Sackville Hamilton NR, Savary S. 2012. Susceptibility of rice to sheath blight: an assessment of the diversity of rice germplasm according to genetic groups and morphological traits. Euphytica 183: 227-241. Win PP, Kyi PP, De Waele D. 2011. Effect of agroecosystem on the occurrence of the rice rootknot nematode Meloidogyne graminicola on rice in Myanmar. Australasian Plant Pathol. 40: 187-196. Xu M-R, Vera Cruz CM, Fu B, Zhu L, Zhou Y, Li ZK. 2011. Different patterns of gene expression in rice varieties undergoing a resistant or susceptible interaction with the bacterial leaf streak pathogen. Afr. J. Biotechnol. 10 (65): 14419-14438. Ye C, Argayoso M, Redona E, Sierra SN, Laza MA, Dilla CJ, Mo Y, Thomson MJ, Chin JH, Delavina CB, Diaz GQ, Hernandez JE. 2011. Mapping QTL for heat tolerance at flowering stage in rice using SNP markers. Plant Breed. doi:10.1111/ j.1439-0523.2011.01924.x. Ye G, Van Ginkel M. 2011. Designing markerassisted inbred line development strategies using computer simulation. Plant Breed. Rev. 34: 297348. Yoshimoto M, Yokozawa M, Iizumi T, Okada M, Nishimori M, Masaki Y, Ishigooka Y, Kuwagata T, Kondo M, Ishimaru T, Fukuoka M. 2010. Projection of effects of climate change on rice yield and keys to reduce its uncertainties. Crop Environ. Bioinfom. 7: 260-268. Yuan W, Peng S, Cao C, Virk P, Xing D, Zhang Y, Visperas RM, Laza RC. 2011. Agronomic performance of rice breeding lines selected based on plant traits or grain yield. Field Crops Res. 121: 168-174. Zhang F, Zhai H, Paterson AH, Xu J, Gao Y, Zheng T, Wu R, Fu B, Ali J, Li ZK. 2011. Dissecting genetic networks underlying complex phenotypes: the theoretical framework. PloS One 6(1): e14541. Zhang Z-H, Liu Q, Song H-X, Rong X-M, Ismail AM. 2011. Responses of contrasting rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes to salt stress as affected by nutrient concentrations. Agric. Sci. Chin. 10: 101-105. 9 of 21

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Publications and seminars Zhang Z-H, Liu Q, Song H-X, Rong X-M, Ismail AM. 2011. Responses of different rice genotypes to salt stress and its relation to plant growth, root physiological characteristics and ABA content. Plant Nutr. Fert. Sci. 17(5): 1035-1043. Zhang Z-H, Liu Q, Song H-X, Rong X-M, Ismail AM. 2011. Responses of different rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes to salt stress and relation to carbohydrate metabolism and chlorophyll content. Afr. J. Agric. Res. 7(1): 19-27. Zheng T, Yang J, Zhong WG, Zhai HQ, Zhu LH, Ali AJ, Yang JH, Wang J, Zhu JY, Uzokwe VNE, Xu JL, Li ZK. 2011. Novel loci for field resistance to blackstreaked dwarf and stripe viruses identified in a set of reciprocal introgression lines of rice (Oryza sativa L.). Mol Breed. doi: 10.1007/s11032-0119691-6. Zheng TQ, Wang Y, Ali AJ, Zhu LH, Sun Y, Zhai HQ, Mei HW, Xu ZJ, Xu JL, Li ZK. 2011. Genetic effects of background-independent loci for grain weight and shape identified using advanced reciprocal introgression lines from Lemont Teqing in rice. Crop Sci. 51(6): 2525-2534. doi:10.2135/cropsci2011.05.0259. Zhou YL, Uzokwe VNE, Zhang CH, Cheng LR, Wang L, Chen K, Gao XQ, Sun Y, Chen JJ, Zhu LH, Zhang Q, Ali, J, Xu JL, Li ZK. 2011. Improvement of bacterial blight resistance of hybrid rice in China using the Xa23 gene derived from wild rice (Oryza rufipogon). Crop Prot. 30(6): 637644. (Germany): LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. 134 p. Heong KL, Tan KH, Garcia CPF, Fabellar LT, Lu Z. 2011. Research methods in toxicology and insecticide resistance monitoring of rice planthoppers. Los Banos (Philippines): International Rice Research Institute. 101 p. Palis FG. 2011. Utilizing social capital to facilitate sharing and learning: the impact of social capital in technology sharing and learning on IPM in the Philippines. KG Saarbrucken (Germany): LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GMbH & Co. 236 p. Paris T, Manzanilla D, Tatlonghari G, Labios R, Cueno A, Villanueva D. 2011. Guide to participatory varietal selection for submergence-tolerant rice. Los Baos (Philippines): International Rice Research Institute. 111 p. Timsina J, Buresh RJ, Dobermann A, Dixon J. 2011. Rice-maize systems in Asia: current situation and potential. Los Banos (Philippines): International Rice Research Institute and International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center. 235 p. Fischer KS, Fukai S, Kumar A, Leung H, Jongdee B. 2011. Phenotyping rice for adaptation to drought. In: Monneveux P, Ribaut JM, eds. Drought phenotyping in crops: from theory to practice. Mexico: Generation Challenge Programme, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center. p 213-244. Gautam RK, Singh RK, Singh NK, Krishnamurthy SL. 2011. Harnessing genomic tools for improving salt tolerance in rice: prospects and progress. In: Muralidharan K, Siddiq EA, eds. Genomics and crop improvement: relevance and reservations. Hyderabad (India): Institute of Biotechnology, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University. p 299-313. Impa SM, Nadaradjan S, Jagadish SVK. 2011. Drought stress induced reactive oxygen species and anti-oxidants in plants. In: Ahmad P, Prasad MNV, eds. Abiotic stress responses in plants: metabolism, productivity, and sustainability. New York: Springer. p 131-148. Ismail AM, Thomson MJ. 2011. Molecular breeding of rice for problem soils. In: de Oliveira AC, Varshney RK, eds. Root genomics. Berlin: Springer. p 289-311. Lafarge T, Peng S, Hasegawa T, Quick WP, Jagadish SVK, Wassmann R. 2011. Genetic adjustment to changing climates: rice. In: Singh Yadav SS, Redden R, Hatfield JL, Lotze-Campen H, Hall A, eds. Crop adaptation to climate change. New York: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. p 298-313. Matthew C, Sackville Hamilton NR. 2011. Analysing persistence of grass swards in terms of tiller birth and death. In: Mercer CF, ed. Pasture persistence symposium. New Zealand: New Zealand Grassland Association. p 63-68.

Book chapters
Brar DS, Virk PS, Jena KK, Khush GS. 2011. Breeding for resistance to planthoppers in rice. In: Genomics and crop improvement: relevance and reservations. Hyderabad (India): Padma Publishers. p 237-255. Craufurd P, Jagadish SVK, Padgham J. 2011. Impacts of climate change on rainfed agriculture and adaptation strategies to improve livelihoods. In: Wani SP, Rockstrom J, Sahrawat KL, eds. Integrated watershed management in rainfed agriculture. Florida (USA): CRC Press. p 421-437.

Books (Monographs)
Gumma MK, Thenkabail PS. 2011. Methods and approaches of irrigated area mapping using remote sensing. KG Dudweiler Landstr.

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Publications and seminars Singh US, Zaidi NW, Singh HB. 2011. Use of microbes and host tolerance for abiotic stress management in plants. In: Plant pathology in India: vision 2030. New Delhi (India): Indian Phytopathological Society, Division of Plant Pathology, IARI. p 265-275. Thenkabail PS, Munir AH, Dheeravath V, Gumma MK. 2011.Global croplands and their water use remote sensing and non-remote sensing perspectives. In: Weng Q, ed. Advances in environmental remote sensing: sensors, algorithms and application. USA: CRC Press. p 383-416. Bhandari H, Chowdhury A, Mohanty S. 2011. Dynamic of rural transformation in two villages in Bangladesh 1988-2010: findings of longitudinal studies.In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agricultureand Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Bhandari H, Mohanty S, Deb U, Khanam TS. 2011. Hybrid rice in Bangladesh: current status and prospects. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Biswal A, Oane RH, Raorane ML, Narciso JO, Min A, Enriquez B, Kumar A, Kohli A. 2011. Identification of candidate genes in the large effect QTL DTY12.1 for yield under stress. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics, 7-10 Nov 2011, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Cabrera E, Hossain M. 2011. Land use, livelihoods and rice variety diversity in irrigated and rainfed ecosystems in the Philippines. In: Proceedings of the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Gauchan D, Emerick-Bool MR, Malabayabas ML, Pandey S. 2011. Adoption pattern of new generation modern rice varieties in stress-prone environments of South Asia. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Ghimiray M, Pandey S, Velasco ML. 2011. Estimating the adoption rate of modern rice varieties in Bhutan. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Khong DT, Sumalde ZM, Pede VO, Garcia YT, Bello AK, McKinley JD. 2011. Cost efficiency of resource-conserving technologies in rice-wheat systems: the case of Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Khong DT, Sumalde ZM, Pede VO, Garcia YT, Bello AL, McKinley JD. 2011. Technical efficiency of resource-conserving technologies in rice-wheat systems: the case of Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Khong DT, Sumalde ZM, Pede VO, McKinley JD, Garcia YT, Bello AL. 2011. Cost and return analysis of resource-conserving technologies in rice-wheat systems: the case of Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. McKinley JD, Pede VO, Sparks AH, Duff B. 2011. An economic assessment of the impact of mango pulp weevil on the agricultural sector 11 of 21

Conference and workshop papers in proceedings


Ballesfin G, Pede VO, Sparks AH. 2011. Income inequality and economic growth in the Philippines. In: Proceedings of the 48th PAEDA Conference, 20-21 Oct 2011, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. Balwinder-Singh, Humphreys E, Eberbach PL, Katupitiya A. 2011. The partitioning of evapotranspiration by irrigated wheat as affected by rice straw mulch. In: Proceedings of the 5th World Conservation Agriculture Congress, 24-28 Sep 2011, Brisbane, Australia. Behura D. Pandey S, Velasco ML. 2011. Estimating varietal adoption patterns and investment in rice research in Orissa. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agricultureand Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Publications and seminars of Palawan, Philippines. In: Proceedings of the 48th PAEDA Conference, 20-21 Oct 2011, Illocos Norte, Philippines. Malabayabas ML, Gauchan D, Pandey P. 2011. Comparative analysis of rice variety adoption in Eastern India and Central Luzon. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Pandey S. 2011. Tracking the adoption of improved rice varieties: approaches and key results. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Quicho ED, Lampayan RM, Sibayan EB, Flor RJB, Palis FG. 2011. Adoption of alternate wetting and drying technology: the Philippine experience. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Raitzer D, Dobermann A, Virk P, Ismail A, Bouman B, Leung H, Mohanty S, Savary S, Fitzgerald M. 2011. Strategic assessment of international rice research priorities for Asia. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Rao AN, Ladha JK. 2011. Possible approaches for ecological weed management in direct-seeded rice in a changing world. In: Proceedings of the 23rd Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference, 26-29 Sep 2011, Cairns, Australia. p 444-453. Samoy KC, Ella VB, Lampayan RM, Saludes RB, Villano MG. 2011. Effects of AWD and seedling age on grain yield and water productivity of irrigated lowland rice: an experimental and modeling study. In: Proceedings of the 24th National Rice R&D Conference, 16-18 Mar 2011, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. Samoy KC, Lampayan RM, Ramos NR, Sibayan EB. 2011. Effects of alternate wetting and drying technology and seedling age on the physical grain quality of irrigated lowland rice. In: Proceedings of the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. (Philipp. J. Crop Sci. Soc. 36 (suppl. 1): 97. Shahe A, Islam MA, Paris T, Cueno A. 2011. Adaptation strategies and coping mechanism against climate change in coastal Bangladesh. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Singh US, Bari MA, Dar MH. 2011. Stress-tolerant rice variety for food security in SAARC countries. In: Proceedings of the Seed Congress and Fair, 10-12 Apr 2011, Dhaka, Bangladesh. p 24-30. Singh US, Dar MH, Singh S, Bari MA. 2011. Stress-tolerant rice varieties : an adaptation to climate change by enhancing and stabilizing rice productivity under stress. In: Proceedings of the 5th National Seminar on Multi-Sectoral Innovations for Rural Prosperity, 19-21 May 2011, Karnal, India. Singleton GR, Bouman BAM 2011. Sustainable development in agriculture: public-private response options for rice. In: Proceedings of the ASEAN Food Security Conference, 18 July 2011, Manila, Philippines. Singleton GR, Htwe NM, Nelson AD, Brown PR. 2011. Rodent outbreaks and extreme weather events: a Southeast Asian and Australian perspective. In: Proceedings of the 15th Australian Vertebrate Pest Conference, 20-23 Jun 2011, Sydney, Australia. Singleton G, Pha DN, An NH, Toan NV, Huan NH, Johnson D, Gummert M. 2011. Applying good agricultural practices to increase rice production in the Mekong delta the An Giang model. In: Pham Van Du, ed. Proceedings of the Conference on Pathways to Develop High-quality Rice in Vietnam, Second Rice Festival, 10 Nov 2011. Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam): Department of Crop Production. p 436-440. Tsakirpaloglou N, Raorane M, Trijatmiko KR, Quan Binh NGC, Azanes MD, Biswal AK, Enriquez B, Narciso J, Oane R, Treumann A, Edwards M, Conrad L, Gatehouse A, Sundaresan V, SlametLoedin I, Kohli A. 2011. A developmentally upregulated rice germin-like protein: a bifunctional essential gene. In: Proceedings of the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. (Philipp. J. Crop Sci. 36-S1) Valencia MS, Moya P, Kajisa K. 2011. Why do non-adopters of AWD use less water as AWD adopters? In: Proceedings of the 7th

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Publications and seminars ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Valera GV, Tonini A, Molina I, Fider MJ, Mohanty S. 2011. Effects of global economic slowdown on rice food security in Asia. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Walisinghe BR, Rajapaksa RDDP, Pandey S, Dissanayake DMN, Velasco ML, Perera THCS. 2011. Rice research investments, varietal release and adoption in Sri Lanka. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Wang H, Pandey S. 2011. Economics of improved upland rice variety and its impact in southern Yunnan, China. In: Proceedings of the 7th ASAE International Conference on Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable Future, 13-15 Oct 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam. Zhang F, Xu JL, Gao YM, Yu SB, Fu BY, Ali J, Lee J, Li ZK. 2011. Three genetic systems controlling growth, development and productivity of rice (Oryza sativa L.)a reevaluation of the Green Revolution. In: Proceedings of the Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference, 15-19 Jan 2011, San Diego, CA, USA. (Plant Mol. Breed. W432)

Papers presented at conferences and workshops


Argayoso MA, Redoa ED, Ye C, Jagadish K, Dela Via CB, Diaz GQ, Hernandez JE. 2011. Mapping heat-tolerance quantitative trait loci at the flowering stage in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Paper presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Bandillo N, Muyco AP, Redoa ED, Gregorio GB, Singh RK, Leung H. 2011. Population development through multiparent advanced generation intercrosses (MAGIC) among diverse rice genotypes to facilitate gene discovery for various traits in rice. Paper presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Beebout SEJ, Rubianes FHC, Castillo OB, Larazo WM, Tuyogon DS. 2011. Water-saving irrigation technique enhances zinc biofortification in rice (Oryza sativa). Paper presented at the 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements, 4-7 Jul 2011, Florence, Italy. Beebout SEJ, Rubianes FHC, Tuyogon DSJ, Mabesa RC. 2011. Reasons for variation in rice (Oryza sativa) grain zinc response to zinc fertilization. Paper presented at the 3rd International Zinc Symposium, 10-14 Oct 2011, Hyderabad, India. Cappleman LD, Singson NY, Rebong DB, Bastasa DB, Toledo MCU, Pamplona AM, Solis RS, Padolina TF, Redoa ED. 2011. Towards improving the testing and release of new rice varieties. Paper presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of

the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Casimero D, Singleton GR, Buresh R, Mendoza T. 2011. Last-mile delivery strategies at IRRI: making the most of ICT. Paper presented at the Conference on Information and Communication Management for Agricultural Innovation in Southeast Asia, Sep 2011, Bangkok, Thailand. Chandna P, Ladha JK, Punia M, Sharma SK, Gangwar B. 2011. Impact of soil and climate on longterm yield trends of rice-rice system in India. In: Abstracts of the ASA/CSSA/SSA annual meetings, 16-19 Oct 2011, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Chi T, Paris T. 2011. Womens critical roles in ensuring food security in South Vietnam. Paper presented at the workshop on Ensuring a Square Meal: Gender and Food Security in Southeast Asia, 3-4 Aug 2011, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore. Fujita D. 2011. Current planthopper problem and research for planthopper resistance in Japan. Paper presented at the Partnership Development Workshop for Enhancing Brown Planthopper Resistance, Nov 2011, IRRI, Los Baos, Laguna, Philippines. Gathala MK, Kumar Vivak, Kumar Virender, Saharawat YS, Blackwell J, Ladha JK. 2011. Happy Seeder technology: a solution for residue management for sustainability and improved production of the rice-wheat system of the IndoGangetic Plains. In: Abstracts of the 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, 26-29 Sep 2011, Brisbane, Australia. p 94-95. Gumma MK, Nelson A, Maunahan A, Islam S. 2011. Spatial-temporal distribution of rice-cropping 13 of 21

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Publications and seminars systems using remote sensing techniques. Paper presented at the ESRIUC Conference, 11-15 Jul 2011, San Diego CA, USA. Gupta V, Chandna P, Kumar K, Ladha JK. 2011. High-resolution refined methane budget estimates from paddy fields of Karnal using remote sensing and GIS. In: Abstracts of the ASA/CSSA/SSA annual meetings, 16-19 Oct 2011, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Gurung K. 2011. Dynamics of gender, equity and household food security in changing ricebased agricultural systems. Paper presented at IFPRIs brown bag seminar, 5 Aug 2011, IFPRI, Washington, D.C. Haefele SM, Castillo R, Buresh R. 2011. Nutrient manager for site-specific fertilizer recommendations in rainfed lowland rice: principles and delivery options. Paper presented at the 10th ESAFS Conference, 10-13 Oct 2011, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Haefele SM, Field J, Gummert M, Knoblauch C. 2011. Bioenergy and biochar in rice-based systems: characteristics and opportunities. Abstract and oral presentation at the 1st Annual World Congress of Bioenergy, 25-30 Apr 2011, Dalian, China. Htwe NM, Singleton GR, Sluydts V, Hinds LA. 2011. Are rodent population eruptions in Southeast Asia associated with quantity or quality of food? Paper presented at the 8th European Vertebrate Pest Management Conference, 29 Sep 2011, Berlin, Germany. Jagadish SVK, Ishimaru T, Ye C, Heuer S, Redoa E. 2011. Strategies and progress in adapting rice to high temperature stress. Paper presented at the workshop on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, Oct 2011, Vientiane, Laos. Ladha JK, Reddy K, Padre A, van Kessel C. 2011. Synthetic nitrogen fertilizers: implications for soil organic matter. In: Abstracts of the ASA/CSSA/ SSA annual meetings, 16-19 Oct 2011, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Laik R, Saharawat Y, Singh SS, Ladha JK. 2011. Carbon footprint of crop production due to shift from conventional to conservation agriculture. In: Abstracts of the 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, 26-29 Sep 2011, Brisbane, Australia. p 112-113. Lampayan RM, Bouman BAM. 2011. Impact pathways: the story of alternate wetting and drying water-saving technology. Paper presented at the International Workshop on Alternate Wetting and Drying for Resource Conservation and Reduction of Environmental Pollution, 13-14 Dec 2011, BRAC, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Laza MA, Redoa ED, Sierra SN, Manigbas, NL. 2011. Breeding cool rice lines for hot climes. Paper presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Leung H, Bandillo N, Muyco PA, Raghavan C, Sevilla A, Lobina I, Dixit S, Thomson M, Mauleon R, Kumar A, Singh RK, Gregorio G, Redoa E. 2011. MAGIC Rice: production, characterization, and its use in breeding networks. Paper presented at the Generation Challenge ProgramGeneral Research Meeting Phase II, Sep 2011, Hyderabad, India. Leung H, Liu Y, Mauleon R, Satoh K. Kikuchi S, Leach J, Yang J, Zhu XY, Zhao J, Zhang S, Liu B. 2011. Dissecting the molecular basis of broad-spectrum disease resistance in rice. Workshop abstract presented at the Plant & Animal Genome XIX International Conference on the Status of Plant & Animal Genome Research, 15-19 Jan 2011, San Diego, USA. Leung L, McNally K, Thomson M, Bandillo N, Muyco P, Singh RK, Gregorio G, Redoa E. 2011. Expanding and fine-tuning genetic resources for the discovery of gene functions in rice. Paper presented at the Rice Functional and Comparative Genomics Workshop, Plant and Animal Genome Conference, 15-19 Jan 2011, San Diego California, USA. McKinley JD, Pede VO, Sparks AH, Duff B. 2011. An economic assessment of the impact of mango pulp weevil on the agricultural sector of Palawan, Philippines. Paper presented at the SEARCA Seminar, 11 Oct 2011, Los Baos, Laguna. McNally K, Hamilton RS. 2011. The challenges of molecular genetics for genebanks. Paper presented at the European PGR meeting hosted by Eucarpia, 5-7 Apr 2011, Wageningen, Netherlands. http://www.epgrc2011.nl/ EPGRC2011_program.html. McNally K, Mauleon R, Detras J, Ulat V, Liang CZ, Schackwitz W, Martin J, Sharma R, Sharma M, Tung CW, Wright M, Leach J, Leung H, Ronald P, McCouch S, McCombie WR. 2011. Progress in building a reference-guided de novo assembly of the indica type IR 64. Paper presented at the Rice SNP Discovery Project Workshop, International Rice Functional Genomics Symposium 9, 7-9 Nov 2011, Taipei, Taiwan. http://www.isrfg9.org/ program2.html. McNally K, Mauleon R, Liang CZ, Hamilton RS, Li ZK, Wang R, Chen HL, Zhang GY, Liang HS, Leung H, Dobermann A, Zeigler R. 2011. The rice 3000 genomes project: sequencing for 14 of 21

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Publications and seminars crop improvement. Paper presented at the Functional Genomics for Agriculture session, Sixth International Conference on Genomics, 12-15 Nov 2011, Shenzhen, China; and at the Philippine Society of Career Scientist Symposium hosted by DOST, 23 Nov 2011, Quezon City, Philippines. Malijan AK, Sevilla AL, Bandillo N, Redoa E. 2011. Combining ability in a full-diallel cross of eight founder lines of a heat-tolerant MAGIC population. Paper presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Mo Y, Redoa E, Ye C, Sierra S. 2011. Relationship between starch synthesis-related gene alleles and starch properties of rice ripened under the high temperature condition. Paper presented at the Korean Society of Breeding Science Symposium on Plant Breeding Strategy to Prepare for Climate Change, July 2011, Muju, Jeonbuk, South Korea. Mohanty S. 2011. Futures markets and risk management. Paper presented at the World Rice Conference, 19-21 Oct 2011, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Moore G, Sackville Hamilton R. 2011. The CGIAR: mobilizing PGRFA for the benefit of developing countries. Paper presented at the 4th session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, 13 Mar 2011, Bali, Indonesia. Mussgnug F, Castillo R, Ndiaye MK, Buresh R, Haefele SM. 2011. Nutrient Manager for Rice (NMRice): the development of an ICT-based tool for site-specific nutrient management of lowland rice in West Africa. Paper presented at the Tropentag, 5-7 Oct 2011, Bonn, Germany. Nakano Y, Kajisa K. 2011. The impact of access to credit and training on technological adoption: a case of rice sector in Tanzania. Paper presented at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting, 24-26 Jul 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Padre A, Ladha JK, Rai M, Gathala M, Sharma S. 2011. Estimating greenhouse gas fluxes by gas chromatography and the photoacoustic infrared detection system. In: Abstracts of the ASA/CSSA/ SSA annual meetings, 16-19 Oct 2011, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Raviz J, Quilang EJ, Barbieri M, Alosnos E, Asilo S, Balleras G, Baradas AC, Corpuz A, de Dios J, Dollentas R, Dupitas E, Ganotisi N, Holecz F, Laborte A, Mabalay MO, Maloom J, Maunahan A, Mirandilla JR, Nelson A, Rala A, Romarez G, Suer AC, Tabudlong B, Varquez F, Vergara JR. 2011. Mapping and monitoring rice areas using multisensor multitemporal synthetic aperture RADAR (SAR) imagery. Paper presented at the 24th PhilRice National Rice R&D, 16-18 Mar 2011, Nueva Ecija, Philippines; and at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Redoa ED. 2011. GSR-INGER and GSR-MET trials. Paper presented at the Green Super Rice-Asia Project Review, Aug 2011, IRRI, Los Banos, Philippines. Redoa ED. 2011. INGER and germplasm exchange. Paper presented at the STRASA II Inception and Planning Meeting, Apr 2011, New Delhi, India. Redoa ED. 2011. Multi-Environment Testing (MET). Paper presented at the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP) Asia Review, Oct 2011, IRRI, Los Baos, Philippines. Redoa ED. 2011. Role of INGER in TRRC seed exchange/multi-environment trials. Paper presented at the Steering Committee Meeting of the Temperate Rice Research Consortium, Sep 2011, Krasnodar, Russia. Redoa ED. 2011. Varietal release systems in Asia: updates to enhance access of marginal farmers to seeds of new varieties. Paper presented at the 10th Review and Steering Committee Meeting of the Consortium for Unfavorable Rice Environments, Apr 2011, Kathmandu, Nepal. Redoa ED, Singson NYM, Toledo MCU. 2011. Development of regional sets of example varieties for the test guidelines for rice. Paper presented at the 38th Session of the Union for the Protection of Plant Varieties (UPOV) Technical Working Party for Agricultural Crops (TWA), May 2011, Brasilia, Brazil. Redoa ED, Ye C, Laza MA, Sierra SN, Argayoso MA, Sevilla AP, Dilla CJ, Bandillo B, Baliuag N, Mo Y, Malijan AK. 2011. Breeding for heat tolerance at flowering stage in rice. Paper presented at the Korean Society of Breeding Science Symposium on Plant Breeding Strategy to Prepare for Climate Change, Jul 2011, Muju, Jeonbuk, South Korea. Rehman HM, Gill MA, Awan NA, Ladha JK. 2011. Evaluation and promotion of integrated crop and resource management technologies in rice-wheat systems in Pakistan. In: Abstracts of the 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, 26-29 Sep 2011, Brisbane, Australia. p 404-405. Sackville Hamilton R. 2011. Biosafety requirements for use of GMOs in the laboratory, screenhouse, greenhouse, glasshouse, and confined field trials (CFT). Paper presented at IRRI Biosafety

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Publications and seminars Workshop, Apr 2011, IRRI, Los Baos, Laguna, Philippines. Sackville Hamilton R. 2011. GM research at IRRI: ensuring biosafety. Paper presented at the APAARI expert consultation on agricultural biotechnology, biosafety and biosecurity, Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, Oct 2011, Taichung, Taiwan. Sackville Hamilton R. 2011. GPG2 crop registries and the new web interface to IRIS. Paper presented at ICIS developers meeting, Apr 2011, Hyderabad, India. Sackville Hamilton R, Dobermann A, Barry GF, Jimenez IR, Oliveros RA, Zeigler RS. 2011. Use of plant variety protection: the experience of the International Rice Research Institute. Paper presented at the UPOV seminar on plant variety protection and technology transfer: the benefits of public-private partnership, Apr 2011, Geneva, Switzerland. Sackville Hamilton R, Xie F, Dobermann A. 2011. HRDC guidelines amendment 2011. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the HRDC, Mar 2011, IRRI, Los Baos, Laguna, Philippines. Saharawat YS, Ladha JK, Gathala M, Jat ML, Choudhary N. 2011. InfoRCT: productivity, income and environment simulation tool for conservation agriculture-based rice-wheat rotation. In: Abstracts of the 5th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture, 26-29 Sep 2011, Brisbane, Australia. p 152-153. Singleton G, Htwe NM, Nelson A. 2011. Rodent outbreaks and extreme weather events: a Southeast Asian perspective. Paper presented at the 8th European Vertebrate Pest Management Conference, 29 Sep 2011, Berlin, Germany. Singson NMY, Redoa ED, Toledo MCU, Alcantara VP, Andam RXD, Salabsabin AP, Vicente JM, Dilla CJA. 2011. Promising genetic donors identified in international nurseries (2006-2009). Paper presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Tuyogon DSJ, Larazo WM, Beebout SEJ. 2011. Using redox chemistry to improve zinc uptake by rice plants. Paper presented at the 26th Philippine Chemistry Congress, 12-16 Apr 2011, Cebu, Philippines. Ye C, Sierra S, Laza M, Dilla CJ, Argayoso M, Mo Y, Redoa E. 2011. Mapping QTL for heat tolerance at flowering stage in rice using SNP markers. Paper presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. De Guzman F, Reao R, Almazan MS, Capilit GL, Sison L, Resurreccion N, Alana M, Timple S, Sackville Hamilton NR. 2011. Conservation and use of rice genetic resources: a partnership toward sustainable rice research and food security. Poster presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Ella ES, Dionisio-Sese ML, Ismail AM. 2011. Seed priming improves emergence and seedling establishment of rice in flooded soils. Poster presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Faronilo JE, Lampayan RM, Tuong TP, Hosen Y, Caramihan LN, Cabangon RJ, Burac ME. 2011. Seedbed nutrition and seeding density induce vigor of rice seedlings for transplanting. Poster presented at the 14th Philippine Society of Soil Science and Technology, Inc. Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference, 25-27 May 2011, Visayas State University, Baybay, Leyte. Gumma MK. Mapping complex rice-cropping pattern in Bangladesh using MODIS time series data. Poster presented at the ESRI International User Conference,11-15 Jul 2011, San Diego, CA, USA. Hay FR, de Guzman F, Reao R, Almazan MS, Sackville Hamilton NR. 2010. Rice seed research at the T.T. Chang Genetic Resources Center. Poster presented at the International Seed Testing Association Seed Symposium, Jun 2010, Cologne, Germany.

Conference and workshop posters


Anacleto MR, Morales J, Lagare J, Sackville Hamilton R, Liang C. 2011. A new Web interface for rice germplasm and breeding data: integrated data browser and StudyMart. Poster presented at the 2011 Annual Research Meeting of the Generation Challenge Programme. Asilo S, Nelson A, Aunario JK, Laborte AG, Chemin Y, Hijsman RJ. 2011. Automated mapping of rice paddies using multitemporal MODIS images and R. Poster presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines.

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Publications and seminars Impa SM, Rubianes FHC, Ismail AM, Schulin R, Beebout SEJ. 2011. Rice genotype variation for Zn uptake and translocation. Poster presented at the 11th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements, 4-7 Jul 2011, Florence, Italy. Katica I, Thomson MJ, Virk PS, McNally K, Meyers SN, Yi Y, Unger MA, Jones RC, Wang J. 2011. Low-cost, high-throughput genotyping of rice germplasm accessions with Fluidigm SNPtypeTM 48-SNP genotyping panel. Poster presented at the 9th Plant GEM, 4-7 May 2011, Istanbul, Turkey. Khong TD, Pede VO, Sumalde ZM, McKinley JD, Mohanty S. 2011. Technical efficiency of resource-conserving technologies in ricewheat systems: the case of Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh in India. Poster presented at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and NAREA Joint Annual Meeting, 24-26 Jul 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Lampayan RM, Quicho ED, Cabangon RJ, Sibayan EB, de Dios JL, Bouman BAM, Flor RJB, Palis FG, Vicmudo VR. 2011. Outscaling of safe alternate wetting and drying technology in the Philippines. Poster presented at the 14th Philippine Society of Soil Science and Technology, Inc. Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference, 25-27 May 2011, Visayas State University, Baybay, Leyte, Philippines. Maimaiti Y, Dueas CC, Oliva NP, Abrigo E, Trijatmiko KR, Qiu DW, Cal AJ, Henry A, Slamet-Loedin IH. 2011. Overexpression of rice HD-Zip gene affects rice root depth under drought stress. Poster presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Morete MJ, Impa SM, Rubianes FHC, Beebout SEJ. 2011. Characterization of zinc uptake and transport in rice under reduced conditions in agar nutrient solution. Poster presented at the 14th Philippine Society of Soil Science and Technology Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference, 25-27 May 2011, Visayas State University, Baybay, Leyte, Philippines. Naredo MEB, Quilloy-Mercado SM, Mojica CAR, Rellosa MCC, Rodriguez MA, Rayco JA, Caspillo BR, Torres JB, Ramos J, Alcaraz M, Barrion A, Hamilton RS, McNally KL. 2011. Fostering a global, public genetic diversity platform through the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRiSP). Poster presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Onoya J, Larazo WM, Tuyogon DSJ, Beebout SEJ. 2011. Soil-Zn analyses with different water management in field experiment: Zn-deficiency assessment in rice. Poster presented at the 14th Philippine Society of Soil Science and Technology Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference, 2527 May 2011, Visayas State University, Baybay, Leyte, Philippines. Pede VO, Huelgas ZM, Villano L, Garcia C, McKinley JD, Mohanty S. 2011. Economic growth in the Philippines: a spatial econometric analysis at the provincial level, 1991 2000. Poster presented at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and NAREA Joint Annual Meeting, 24-26 Jul 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Quilloy-Mercado SM, Ballesfin MLE, Berdos MLG, Naredo MEB, McNally KL. 2011. Genetic variation in CC genome Oryza species detected by SSR markers. Poster presented at the 21st Scientific Conference of the Federation of Crop Science Societies of the Philippines, 9-14 May 2011, Legazpi City, Philippines. Raviz J, Quilang EJ, Barbieri M, Alosnos E, Asilo S, Balleras G, Baradas AC, de Dios J, Dollentas R, Dupitas E, Ganotisi N, Holecz F, Laborte A, Mabalay MO, Maloom J, Maunahan A, Mirandilla JR, Nelson A, Rala A, Romarez G, Suer AC, Tabudlong B, Varquez F, Vergara JR. 2011. Mapping and monitoring rice areas using multisensor multitemporal synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imagery. Poster presented at the 61st PSAE Annual National Convention and 9th International Agricultural Engineering Conference and Exhibition, 25-29 Apr 2011, Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. Thomson MJ, Reveche MY, Dilla CJ, de Ocampo M, Mojica C, Ismail AM, Redoa E, McNally KL, Leung H, Wright M, McCouch SR. 2011. High-throughput 384-plex SNP genotyping for diversity analysis, fingerprinting and QTL mapping in rice using the Illumina BeadXpress platform. Poster presented at the International Plant and Animal Genome Conference XIX, 15-19 Jan 2011, San Diego, CA, USA.

Magazines and newsletters


Bruskiewicz K, Rala A, Villano L, Nelson A. 2011. Rice yield trends in Asia over the past 50 years. Rice Today 9(1): 24-25. Ella ES, Dionisio-Sese ML, Ismail AM. 2011. Seed priming improves crop establishment of rice 17 of 21

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Publications and seminars in flooded soils. Int. Rice Res. Notes (online publication. Mohanty S. 2011. The global rice market: boom or doom. Rice Today (10)1: 44-45. Mohanty S. 2011. The search for direction. Rice Today 10(3): 44-45. Mohanty S. 2011. Seven billion and counting: what does this mean for global food security? Rice Today (10)4: 8-49. Mohanty S. 2011. A sleepy rice market: the calm before the storm. Rice Today (10)2: 42-45. Nelson A. 2011. Who eats the most rice? Rice Today 10(4): 44-45. Paris T. 2011. Breaking stereotypes. Rice Today (10)2: 46. Ali J, Santiaguel AF. 2011. Greener rice. Rice Today 10(1): 27-29. Huelgas ZM, Pede V, Ganeshmoorthy R, Kumar A, Sharma R, Chowdhury A, Gurung K, Prasad S. 2011. Constraints to cereal and animal production and technology adoption in resourcepoor villages of India and Bangladesh. Social Sciences Division, IRRI. Available online. Jagadish SVK, Sumfleth K, Howell G, Redoa E, Wassmann R, Heuer S. 2010. Temperature effects on rice: significance and possible adaptation. In: Climate change: no regret options for adaptation and mitigation and their potential uptake. IRRI Limited Proceedings No. 16. Los Baos (Philippines): International Rice Research Institute, 76 p. Manzanilla DO, Hondrade RFD, Vera Cruz CM, Johnson DE. 2011. Improving food security through community seed banks in the uplands of Asia. SEARCA Policy Brief Series. 4 p. Nakano Y, Bamba I. Diagne A, Otsuka K, Kajisa K. 2011. The possibility of a rice Green Revolution in large-scale irrigation schemes in sub-Saharan Africa. Policy Research Working Paper 5560. World Bank. Singh RK, Gregorio GB, Ali S, Arceta M, Mohammadi R, Vispo NA, Reyes J, Thomson MJ, Gautam RK, Brar DS, Abdelbagi IM. 2011. Molecular screening and diversity of salt tolerance in rice genotypes. Food Security Center Brief No. 9. Universitt Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany. 5 p. Singleton GR, Casimero MC, Baco D, Abidin Z, Sudarmaji. 2011. Improving rice productivity in South and South-East Sulawesi. Final report to the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.

Seminars
Sackville Hamilton R. 2011. Conserving the diversity of rice and the genebank. IRRI Rice Research to Production Course. Lecture presented at IRRI, Los Baos, Laguna, May. Sackville Hamilton R. 2011. Conserving and exploring rice diversity. Presented at Cornell University, New York, August. Sackville Hamilton NR. 2011. The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: conservation, exchange, and use of rice genetic resources. IRRI Rice Breeding Course. Lecture presented at IRRI, Los Baos, Laguna, August. Singleton GR. 2011. Adapting to climate change through adaptive management of pests. Presented at the Symposium on Impact of Climate Change on Rice Production in Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, 15 Feb. Singleton GR. 2011. IRRI and Myanmar: current projects; lessons learned; links to the new program. Presented at the ACIAR-Burma meeting, ACIAR, Canberra, Australia, 27 Jun. Singleton GR. 2011. The IRRCupdate on what we are doing in Vietnam and activities on GAP. Presented to 90 visiting delegates from 12 provinces in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam at IRRI, Los Baos, Philippines, 10 Oct. Singleton GR. 2011. Mot PhaiNam Giam: exciting partnership between IRRC and DAR. Opening presentation at the workshop on Mot Phai, Nam GiamAn Giang Model for Enhancing Sustainable Practices for Rice, An Giang, Vietnam, 31 Aug.

Occasional papers
Caton BP, Mortimer M, Hill JE, Johnson DE. 2011. Padi Gulma de Asia [Bahasa Indonesia]. Los Baos (Philippines): International Rice Research Institute. 118 p. Haefele SM, Ismail AM, Johnson DE, Vera Cruz C, Samson B. 2010. Crop and natural resource management for climate-ready rice in unfavorable environments: coping with adverse conditions and creating opportunities. In: Climate change: no regret options for adaptation and mitigation and their potential uptake. IRRI Limited Proceedings No.16. Los Baos (Philippines): International Rice Research Institute. 76 p.

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Publications and seminars Singleton GR. 2011. Plans for network for rice GAP. Presented at the Symposium on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Rice in Southeast Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, 3-5 Apr. Singleton GR, Bouman BAM. 2011. Sustainable development in lowland irrigated rice cropping systemschallenges and opportunities. Presented at the Guangdong Rice Research Institute, Guangzhou, China, 13 Oct. Singleton GR, Johnson DE. 2011. IRRI and LIFT engagement in the lower delta of Myanmar. Presented at the Workshop on the Delta 2 projects of the United Nations Livelihoods and Food Security Trust Fund (LIFT),Yangon, Myanmar, 18 Oct. Singleton GR, Johnson DE. 2011. Sustainable development in agriculture: response options for rice. Presented at Sriwijaya University, South Sumatra, Indonesia, 8 Jun. Singleton GR, Viriyangkura L. 2011. Rice GAP: objectives of the workshop. Presented at the Symposium on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) for Rice in Southeast Asia. Bangkok, Thailand, 3-5 Apr. Biochar and rice: an opportunity? Dr. Stephan Haefele. Making rice less thirsty: progress at IRRI. Dr. Arvind Kumar. Capturing positive transgressive variation from wild and exotic germplasm resources. Dr. Susan McCouch, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University, USA. Building and applying technology to amplify the effectiveness of people-based agricultural extension systems. Mr. Rikin Gandhi, Digital Green, India. Challenges and strategies for weed management in direct-seeded rice. Dr. Bhagirath Chauhan. Spatial econometrics: concepts and applications for rice research. Dr. Val Olivier Pede. New efforts to enhance the yield potential of rice through GRiSP. Dr. Parminder Virk. Hidden treasures: precious stress tolerance genes from low-yielding rice varieties. Dr. Sigrid Heuer. Asias food security challengesa view from the Asian Development Bank. Mr. Katsuji Matsunami, Asian Development Bank. The journey from research to commercialization: an approach. Dr. Rajiv Pradhan, International Development Enterprises (Dhaka). A journey across disciplines for greater impact at the household level. Dr. Noel Magor. Rice in the global economy: strategic research and policy issues for food security. Dr. Sushil Pandey. Computational support of rice germplasm research. Dr. Richard Bruskiewich. Using ICT to make rice farming more profitable, IRRI does business not as usual. Ms. Rowena Castillo. The role of fast-food chains in the development of the agricultural sector. Mr. Tony Tan Caktiong, Jollibee Foods Corporation. HarvestPlusbreeding crops for better nutrition: progress to date and plans for 20122018. Dr. Howarth Bouis, HarvestPlus. Virtualize this! Mr. Marco van den Berg. Sustainable food consumption and production in a resource-constrained world. Dr. Erik Mathijs, Catholic University of Leuven. The Irrigated Rice Research Consortiuma dynamic platform for regional partnerships in NRM. Dr. Grant Singleton. Return of the Green Revolution menace with new vengeance. Dr. K.L. Heong. A survival guide to the CGIAR change process. Dr. Boru Douthwaite. From soil to seed: the quest for zinc-enriched rice. Dr. Sarah Beebout. Enhancing IRRIs power to do good. Dr. William Padolina. Molecular markers: technologies to accelerate research and breeding. Dr. Michael Thomson. Internal aeration during submergence. Dr. Ole Pedersen. Root aeration and radial oxygen loss in rice during waterlogging and complete submergence. Dr. Tim Colmer, School of Plant Biology, The University of Western Australia. Weather and politics threaten global food security. Dr. Samarendu Mohanty. Explorations in social science research: some lessons from an almost 2-decade journey. Dr. Sushil Pandey. 19 of 21

Thursday rice research seminars


Stress-tolerant rice: 35 years of progress. Dr. David Mackill. Price spikes and volatility: the new face of global agriculture. Dr. Samarendu Mohanty. Nurturing partnerships with national programs: why should you care? Mr. Julian Lapitan. C4 rice update. Dr. William Paul Quick The amylose project. Mr. Roslen Anacleto.

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Publications and seminars Wide hybridization research at IRRI: accomplishments and prospects. Dr. Darshan Brar. Rice quality and IRRI: the last (almost) 8 years. Dr. Melissa Fitzgerald. DGs end-of-the-year report. Dr. Robert Zeigler. Is IRRIs online presence mere sets of information objects on the Internet? Mr. Jay Byrne, v-Fluence Interactive Public relations, Inc., USA. (special seminar) Thinking like a grower: Syngentas new strategic direction. Mr. Andrew Guthrie, Syngenta Asia Pacific. (special seminar) Impact of IRRI germplasm on rice production in selected Southeast Asian countries since 1985. Dr. John Brennan, Coolamaine Economic Research, Australia. (special seminar) from a rice-wheat cropping system in Punjab, India. Dr. Balwinder Singh. Agriculture in Pakistan and CSISA activities. Dr. Muhammad Aqil Khan. A hypothesis to explain the geographic resistance to host plant defense in insect pests. Dr. Peter W. de Jong, Wageningen University, The Netherlands. IRRIs drought stress research in rice with emphasis on roots: accomplishments over the last 50 years. Dr. Amelia Henry. What can physiologists learn from high-throughput phenotyping for association/evaluation of drought-inducible stay-green transgenics? Dr. Andrew Cal. Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biotechnology Probing the mystery of epigenetics: role of DNA methylation and histone modifications in rice. Dr. Guoliang Wang, Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA. Mapping the future: Metamodels for scaling potato late blight risk in climate change scenarios. Dr. Adam Sparks. An overview of the breeding strategy of the China National Rice Molecular Breeding Network: from concept to reality. Dr. Zhikang Li. Genome-wide association study in the maize nested association mapping population. Dr. James Holland, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, USA. Perspectives of new sequencing technologies in positional cloning in rice. Dr. Rudi Trijatmiko. Global switches, fine-tuning and stress memories: the dynamic role of plant hormones in rice innate immunity. Dr. David De Vleesschauwer, Department of Crop Protection, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. A case for concomitant improvement of food and feed traits through multidimensional crop improvement. Dr. Michael Blummel, International Livestock Research Institute. Epigenetic variation and its role in rice breeding. Dr. Ajay Kohli. Potential applications of QTLs underlying natural variation in rice roots. Dr. Yusaku Uga, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Ibaraki, Japan. Relationships between rice neck blast incidence and leaf blast epidemic. Abhijeet Ghatak.

Division seminars
Crop and Environmental Sciences Measurement of soil water potential. Dr. Michael Forster, ICT International, Australia. Zinc nutrient initiative: improving crop production and nutritional status with zinc. Dr. Andrew Green, International Zinc Association. Insecticides: root cause of rice planthopper problems in Southeast Asia. Dr. K.L. Heong. Mapping soil EC for precision phenotyping. Mr. Steve Klassen. Utilizing an African rice O.glaberrima as a source of genes for improving drought tolerance in rainfed ecosystems. Dr. Athuman Abubakary. Does mulch really conserve water and increase water productivity? Field and APSIM simulation studies

Implications of transcriptional regulatory networks to stress tolerance engineering in rice. Dr. Benildo delos Reyes, School of Biology and Ecology, University of Maine, USA. How virus utilizes host system and how host defends against the invasion of virus: transcriptome analyses have given the answer to us. Dr. Shoshi Kikuchi, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. Biosafety of GM crops: when ab - Safety assessment of foods designed to be different. Dr. Flerida Cario, Institute of Chemistry, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City. Development and application of gene-specific marker of Pup 1 (Phosphorus uptake 1). Dr. Joong Hyoun Chin.

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Publications and seminars New strategies for control of crop diseases: a case of rice bacterial blight. Dr. Casiana Vera Cruz. Enhancing resistance to planthopper and leafhopper in rice. Dr. Daisuke Fujita. Transgenic approach for validation of gene cloning and product development. Dr. Rudi Trijatmiko. Seed transcriptome reprogramming under terminal drought to harness optimum yield and seed quality. Dr. Nese Sreenivasulu, Group Leader, Stress Genomics, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research, Germany. Molecular approaches at Barwale Foundation for value addition in rice. Dr. Vinay Shenoy, Barwale Foundation, Hyderabad, India. Approaches towards marker-assisted breeding for heat tolerance. Dr. Changrong Ye. Exploring management options for root and seedling diseases of aerobic rice. Ms. Grace Banaay.

Social Sciences
Screening of the video: Filipino rice policy. Ms. Magee Clegg, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, USA. The challenge of increasing water productivity in irrigation: with particular reference to the Philippines and China. Dr. Kei Kajisa and Dr. Randy Barker. Adoption patterns of improved rice varieties in stress-prone areas of South Asia. Dr. Devendra Gauchan. Micro insurance in the Philippines: initial findings. Ms. Diana Owusu-Kyereko, London School of Economics and Political Science. ASEAN rice trade and my experience in the Philippines. Mr. Hoa Hoang (intern). A glimpse of water-saving technology practices in Bohol and Tarlac. Ariana Rose Shapiro (intern).

Mapping rice areas in the temperate zones of Eurasia: towards a global rice map using MODIS medium-resolution satellite imagery. Dr. Mirco Boschetti and Dr. Andrew Nelson. Mapping complex rice-cropping patterns in Bangladesh. Dr. Murali Krishna Gumma. Automated mapping of rice paddies in the Philippines. Ms. Sonia Asilo (intern). Validation of IRRI global rice model: sweating it out. Ms. Lucie Chambon (intern). Cost and return analysis and cost efficiency: the case of Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. Dr. Z. Sumalde and Dr. J. McKinley.

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