Tens of thousands bid farewell to ‘father of hybrid rice’ in Changsha city on Sunday
By: Global Times | Published: May 23, 2021 05:13 PM
More than 100,000 people come to bid farewell to Yuan Longping on a rainy day and place flowers at memorial hall of Mingyangshan funeral parlor in Changsha, C. China's Hunan Province on Sunday. Yuan, renowned for developing the first hybrid rice strain, died at 91 on Sat.
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