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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Changsha residents farewell Yuan Longping in sad mood” – below is their description.
Yuan Longping, the globally renowned Chinese agronomist known for developing the first hybrid rice strains, died at 13:07 Beijing Time on Saturday at the age of 91. His hearse has arrived at the research center where he worked and Changsha residents farewell him in sad mood.CGTN YouTube Channel
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