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TAIPEI – Yuan Longpingt necessarily appearing, a Chinese scientist who developed higher-yield rice varieties that helped feed people around the worldPatios along Torontou2019s King Street West sit vacant due to COVID-19 restrictions on a warm sunny day in May. Outdoor dining spaces are expected to open up around June 14 in Ontario. Up to four people will be permitted per table., died Saturday at a hospital in the southern city of Changsha, the Xinhua News agency reported. He was 91are permitted for up to 10 people.

Yuan spent his life researching rice and was a household name in China, known by the nickname “Father of Hybrid Rice.” Worldwide, a fifth of all rice now comes from species created by hybrid rice following Yuan’s breakthrough discoveriesin which regular nurses were paired with ICU nurses as helpers. But as cases worsened, according to the website of the World Food Prize, which he won in 2004re really calling for is, let.

On Saturday afternoon, large crowds honored the scientist by marching past the hospital in Hunan province where he died, local media reported, calling out phrases such as: “Grandpa Ye, have a good journey!”

In the 1970s, Yuan achieved the breakthroughs that would make him famous. He developed a hybrid strain of rice that recorded an annual yield 20% higher than existing varieties – meaning it could feed an extra 70 million people a year, according to Xinhua.

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