New Hybrid Rice bred in China showed potential to produce 16 tonnes of Rice per hectare
Yuan Longping, renowned Chinese developer of hybrid rice, expressed his confidence on Sept 13 that a hybrid rice yield target projected for 2018 will be met this year. He said that several demonstration plots had showed potential to produce 16 tonnes of rice per ha. 'I am confident that the fifth-phase target can be achieved this year,' he said at a symposium marking the 20th anniversary of China's hybrid rice development.
Photo: Rice varieties bred by China National Rice Research Institute (CNRRI) of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Credit: CAAS) https://adalidda.net/posts/zgXM7z89txuEW8R7t/new-hybrid-rice-bred-in-china-showed-potential-to-produce-16