International Rice Research Institute
April 2007 — October 2008
● Field work:
a. Responsible for proper procedure in seed establishment.
b. Assist in planting and transplanting materials for screening and crossing
c. Assist in screening wild rice species for C4 characteristics.
d. Performed measurement of photosynthesis rate different rice species using Li-Cor 6400 Portable
e. Coordinated with other division for acquisition of different planting materials for screening.
● Laboratory Work
a. Performed vein count using Meade Readiview handheld microscope on rice samples.
b. Assisted in measurement of large and small veins, bundle sheath cells and chloroplast of weeds,
wild and cultivated rice using LSM5 image browser.
● Data processing and analysis
a. Organized datasheet to keep track of the wild rice accessions which have been screened for C4
b. Encode, graph and analyze data gathered.