2-metre ‘giant rice’ twice as tall as other varieties nearly ready for first harvest in China

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2-metre ‘giant rice’ twice as tall as other varieties nearly ready for first harvest in China

China’s record-breaking drought hits major rice-growing regions, risks for drinking water and animal conservation

  • National Meteorological Centre issued a drought warning for the 33rd straight day on Monday, with Jiangxi province suffering ‘severe’ drought for 69 days this year
  • Concerns that the lack of water will also threaten aquatic animals in Poyang Lake, including the Yangtze finless porpoise

2-metre ‘giant rice’ twice as tall as other varieties nearly ready for first harvest in China

01:33

2-metre ‘giant rice’ twice as tall as other varieties nearly ready for first harvest in China

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