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The History of Rice

Based on an analysis of select genetic regions, a study in PNAS last month concluded that the two main subspecies of rice, indica and japonica, both originated in China's Yangtze Valley. But as The New York Times reports, another study in PLoS Genetics found the origins of rice aren't that simple.

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