Breeders aim for north Asia taste buds (2000)

Blakeney A.B Lewin, L Rienke, R

2000

This IREC Farmer Newsletter presents information on the RIRDC project BRE 1A The north Asia rice project and the rice improvement program. The project has investigated Opus and the article presents the data on yield, quality, taste, agronomic characteristic, cooking quality and texture and states it is performing well.  The project has also concluded that NIR test for taste is a reality and that Opus meets the taste expectations of the Japanese market.