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Swarna-Sub1 hailed as a major innovation with great potential for helping rice farmers in flood-prone areas

posted Apr 15, 2015, 8:03 PM by Isabella Mari Jhocson ‎(IRRI)‎
Shri Radha Mohan Singh, the Indian Union Agriculture Minister, declared the flood- tolerant rice Swarna-Sub1 as a major innovation with great potential for helping farmers in flood-prone lowlands of eastern India. Swarna-Sub1 can survive being under water for two weeks and produce higher yields. 

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