Guttation: A potential yield enhancing trait in rice

Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is the staple food for about half of the world's population. Naturally, in view of the limited land resources to support the ever-rising human population, multipronged efforts are called for enhancing rice productivity aimed at aiding the world food security. As a result, enhancement in rice production over the last few decades has come from new rice plant architecture with greater yield sink potential and better production management.