Yuan Longping (centre) inspects a rice field at the Qingdao Saline-Alkaline Tolerant Rice Research and Development Centre in Qingdao, Shandong province, last month. Photo: China Foto PressYuan Longping (centre) inspects a rice field at the Qingdao Saline-Alkaline Tolerant Rice Research and Development Centre in Qingdao, Shandong province, last month. Photo: China Foto Press
Yuan Longping (centre) inspects a rice field at the Qingdao Saline-Alkaline Tolerant Rice Research and Development Centre in Qingdao, Shandong province, last month. Photo: China Foto Press

Chinese scientists put rice grown in seawater on the nation’s tables

Salt-resistant species could boost country’s rice harvest by nearly 20 per cent, top researcher says

Topic |   China food safety
Yuan Longping (centre) inspects a rice field at the Qingdao Saline-Alkaline Tolerant Rice Research and Development Centre in Qingdao, Shandong province, last month. Photo: China Foto PressYuan Longping (centre) inspects a rice field at the Qingdao Saline-Alkaline Tolerant Rice Research and Development Centre in Qingdao, Shandong province, last month. Photo: China Foto Press
Yuan Longping (centre) inspects a rice field at the Qingdao Saline-Alkaline Tolerant Rice Research and Development Centre in Qingdao, Shandong province, last month. Photo: China Foto Press
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