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Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. Release: Field Trials of New Nitrogen Use Efficient Rice Show Increased Productivity, Leading to Increased Food Security and Reduced Fertilizer Dependence


9/10/2013 12:17:58 PM

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DAVIS, Calif. & NAIROBI, Kenya & PALMIRA, Colombia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural technology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) today announced the completion of two years of field trials of Nitrogen Use Efficient (NUE) rice at CIAT’s research fields in Colombia. In both years, African NERICA rice with Arcadia’s NUE technology produced significant yield increases relative to conventional NERICA rice.

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