CHINA China's soybean yield sets new record

CHINA

China's soybean yield sets new record

Xinhua

17:28, November 07, 2019

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HARBIN, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have set a new record in soybean yield, according to the Jiamusi Branch of the Heilongjiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

The new record was set in test fields in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, which achieved a yield of 447.47 kg of soybean per mu (about 0.07 hectares).

The tested soybean variety, Henong 71, was developed by a research team of the academy.

The previous record was set in 2018 with a yield of 423.77 kg per mu.

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