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86-year-old scientist aims to revolutionize rice planting

China has plenty of saline-alkaline wasteland that can be put into use when the country's arable land is sparse, Yuan said, adding that more than 13 million hectares of such wasteland could potentially be used for sea-rice farming."
12 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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