Dow AgroSciences, L.L.C., Indianapolis, and the China National Rice Research Institute, Hangzhou, The People’s Republic of China, have entered into a research agreement to combine Dow AgroSciences’ platform of traits and technologies with the C.N.R.R.I.’s leading rice germplasm.

"We look forward to working with C.N.R.R.I. to introduce novel technologies in rice in China and the rest of the world to improve the productivity of one of the world’s most important food crops and to help address the needs of our growing global population," said Dr. Daniel R. Kittle, Ph.D., vice-president, R.&D., DowAgroSciences and Core Biotechnology for The Dow Chemical Co., the parent company of DowAgroSciences.

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