Idea – Vertical Crops?

I was wondering if one could adapt the crops to a vertical grow path. Instead of layering soil in the air for vertical farming. That is. Instead of vertical farmland we have adapted vertical crops. Similar to vines, bushes and trees.

Also since rice is so important. Are there variates that could grow vertical?

Is there a better yield for bigger rice grains that you can later break up in smaller parts. That is. If you have a god rice variety that outputs twice the size of an ordinary jasmine rice. Why not just break such rice grains in two.