Helping the Philippines become competitive thru improved hybrid rice seed production
Authors: FHBordey, JCBeltran, PFMoya, RGManalili, MRLSValentin and DBRebong IIMonographs
This paper assesses the farm-level competitiveness of producing F1 seeds in the Philippines relative to China and India, the world’s major hybrid seed producers. Specifically, yield and input-use in hybrid rice seed production were examined; costs of and returns to producing F1 seeds were estimated and compared; and policies on increasing hybrid seed availability and affordability in the Philippines were recommended.
- Year Published: 2015
- ISBN: Pending
- Pages: 44