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Field Trial for ‘Golden Rice’ Readied

The Department of Agriculture-attached agency Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is a step closer to making the ‘golden rice’ available in the market after it secured an application for field trial and biosafety permit for food, feed and processing.

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