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Super Hybrid Rice Harvest Hits New High

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The photos taken on Oct. 15, 2017, show staff workers harvest super hybrid rice at a demonstration field of the Hebei Silicon Valley Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Yongnian District, Handan City, Hebei Province.

 

The "father of hybrid rice" Yuan Longping (2nd, L) inspects the super hybrid rice at the demonstration field on Oct. 15, 2017.

The experts weigh the harvested super hybrid rice at the demonstration field on Oct. 15, 2017.

 

Yuan Longping, "father of hybrid rice", cooperated with the Hebei Silicon Valley Academy of Agricultural Sciences in a super hybrid rice high yield project with organosilicon water-soluble slow-release fertilizer. The yield monitoring at the demonstration filed on Oct. 15 showed that, the average per-mu yield reached 1149.02 kg, i.e. 17.23 ton per hectare, a new high of single-crop rice per-mu yield. It puts Yuan’s yield target of 17 ton per mu ahead of schedule. (Photo/ pic.gmw.cn Hao Qunying)

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Translator: Pang Yuehui

Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn