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Yuan Longping, Chinese agricultural scientist.

Yuan Longping (袁隆平) is a Chinese agricultural scientist and educator, known for developing the first hybrid rice varieties in the 1970s.

Yuan was born in 1930 in Beijing, but his hometown is De'an County, Jiangxi Province. He was an expert in hybrid rice and academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering. (More...)

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