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Chinese, Japanese Scientists Raise "Super Rice"
Along with Japanese scientists, Qian Qian from China National Rice Research Institute under the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CASS) cloned for the first time a kind of gene that can increase the grain in rice.
They also, by combining gene analysis with traditional crop planting, have cultivated a new type of high-yielding super rice resistant to lodging.
The achievement was published on Science magazine issued on June 24, 2005.