Yoda: China Develops Saltwater Rice in Dubai, Could Feed 80 Million

01 Agriculture

China successfully harvests saltwater rice that could feed another 80 million people

Chinese scientists have harvested alkali-resistant ‘sea rice’ planted in east China’s Shandong Province, marking initial success of an ambitious plan to boost the country’s rice production and feed an additional 80 million people.

Earlier this year, the research team successfully grew and harvested the salt-resistant rice in a Dubai desert.

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