World Seed Conference 2014 salutes Hunan's agriculturalist Yuan Longping

Yuan Longping accepts media interview after a session with the International Seed Federation's Breeders Committee on May 26.
 
The World Seed Congress 2014, with the theme of "little seeds, great dreams", opened on May 26 in Beijing. The current best seed varieties from close to 700 international and domestic firms and research institutions are displayed at the congress.
 
As a special part of the opening ceremony, representatives in the seed industry paid a tribute to Hunan's agriculturalist Yuan Longping who is known as China's "father of hybrid rice", acknowledging his contributions with flowers and warm applause. Yuan gave a keynote speech at a session organized by the International Seed Federation's Breeders Committee, introducing "China Seed" to the world.
 
The event, dubbed "the seed industry's Olympics", is the largest annual gathering of its kind in the world. This is the first time that the congress has been hosted by China.


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