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Yuan Longping's Team Achieves Record Hybrid Rice Yield

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Farmers harvest hybrid rice in Hongxing Village of Xupu County, central China's Hunan Province, Oct. 10, 2014. A team led by Yuan Longping, known in China as "the father of hybrid rice," has achieved a record for hybrid rice production with an average yield of 1,026.7 kilograms per mu (0.0667 hectare), an official with the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday. (Xinhua/Li Ga)

 

Yuan Longping (R, front), known in China as "the father of hybrid rice," checks the condition of hybrid rice in Hongxing Village of Xupu County, central China's Hunan Province, Oct. 10, 2014. A team led by Yuan Longping has achieved a record for hybrid rice production with an average yield of 1,026.7 kilograms per mu (0.0667 hectare), an official with the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday. (Xinhua/Li Ga)

 

Yuan Longping (front), known in China as "the father of hybrid rice," checks grains of hybrid rice in Hongxing Village of Xupu County, central China's Hunan Province, Oct. 10, 2014. A team led by Yuan Longping has achieved a record for hybrid rice production with an average yield of 1,026.7 kilograms per mu (0.0667 hectare), an official with the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday. (Xinhua/Li Ga)

 

A man measures areas of the field growing hybrid rice in Hongxing Village of Xupu County, central China's Hunan Province, Oct. 10, 2014. A team led by Yuan Longping, known in China as "the father of hybrid rice," has achieved a record for hybrid rice production with an average yield of 1,026.7 kilograms per mu (0.0667 hectare), an official with the Ministry of Agriculture said on Friday. (Xinhua/Li Ga)

 

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