Chinese scientists are celebrating another bumper harvest of a specially developed salt-tolerant variety of rice. Photo: Weibo
Chinese scientists are celebrating another bumper harvest of a specially developed salt-tolerant variety of rice. Photo: Weibo
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Another record for China’s seawater rice with doubled yield in 3 years

  • Researchers are planning to have nearly 7 million hectares planted with the salt-tolerant rice in the next 8-10 years, enough to feed 80 million
  • The hybrid species can be grown in normally barren areas and is a boost to the country’s food security ambitions

Chinese scientists are celebrating another bumper harvest of a specially developed salt-tolerant variety of rice. Photo: Weibo
Chinese scientists are celebrating another bumper harvest of a specially developed salt-tolerant variety of rice. Photo: Weibo
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