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Stop abusing insecticides in rice

posted Jan 22, 2015, 5:01 PM by   [ updated Jan 22, 2015, 5:16 PM ]
To prevent devastating insect pest outbreaks in rice that cause millions of dollars of damage, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has called for a ban on certain insecticides in rice production as part of its new Action plan to reduce planthopper damage to rice crops in Asia. (This article was published in December 2011)