Chinese researchers say perennial rice can reduce production input costs by more than 50 per cent and simplify crop management. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese researchers say perennial rice can reduce production input costs by more than 50 per cent and simplify crop management. Photo: Xinhua
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China urges farmers to consider new variety of perennial rice

  • The agriculture ministry is promoting a strain that has higher yields and can be harvested over several years without the need for replanting
  • Researchers say perennial rice can be more cost-effective to produce and is potentially better for the environment

Chinese researchers say perennial rice can reduce production input costs by more than 50 per cent and simplify crop management. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese researchers say perennial rice can reduce production input costs by more than 50 per cent and simplify crop management. Photo: Xinhua
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