J Integr Plant Biol. ›› 2019, Vol. 61 ›› Issue (8): 908-910.DOI: 10.1111/jipb.12854

Special Issue: Crop yield

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Is one-line hybrid rice coming?

Xingming Hu1,2, Fanmiao Wang1 and Makoto Matsuoka1*   

  1. 1Bioscience and Biotechnology Center, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464‐8601, Japan
    2State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, China National Rice Research Institute, Hangzhou 310006, China

    Email: Makoto Matsuoka (makoto@nuagr1.agr.nagoya-u.ac.jp)
  • Received:2019-07-01 Accepted:2019-07-02 Online:2019-07-05 Published:2019-08-01


Hybrid rice proved to be high‐yielding and is of great importance to food safety worldwide. By using gene editing techniques, we generated one‐line hybrid rice by preventing meiosis from occurring, which can largely contribute to maintaining the hybrid dominance.

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