The new book "Writing Merit on the Earth - Yuan Longping's Painting Biography".
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China News Service, Changsha, May 22 (Fu Jingyi) On May 22, on the first anniversary of the death of Academician Yuan Longping, the "father of hybrid rice", the new book "Writing Merit on the Earth - Yuan Longping's Painting Biography" was published in Longping, Changsha, Hunan. The Rice Museum was first released, and the whole book fully reproduced the struggle and dedication of the "contemporary Shennong" through more than 300 precious image materials.
"Writing Meritorious Deeds on the Earth - A Biography of Yuan Longping's Paintings" was jointly edited by the National Hybrid Rice Engineering Technology Research Center and the Longping Rice Museum, and published by Hunan Literature and Art Publishing House.
Taking the biography of paintings as a new form that Mr. Yuan never had before his death, the selection of image materials in this book is rich and complete, including photos, portraits, manuscripts, letters, etc., which reproduces Yuan Longping's unremitting struggle for the food security of the motherland and the people of the world. brilliant life.
"Writing Meritorious Deeds on the Earth - Yuan Longping's Painting Biography" is based on the various roles played by Yuan Longping in his life. It is divided into students, family members, scientists, teachers, and social activists. The classic video, accompanied by concise and accurate text, uses a perceptual and intuitive way to describe his journey from being born in distress, to studying hard, to gradually embarking on the road of hybrid rice research, and finally becoming the "father of hybrid rice".
Chen Xinwen, president of Hunan Literature and Art Publishing House, introduced that he combined Yuan Longping's experience, achievements and life, and put Yuan Longping's image on the background of China's national development from standing up, getting rich, and becoming strong to restore an existing depth. The warm, friendly, and three-dimensional image of a scientist not only allows readers to intuitively understand the germination, growth and harvesting process of Yuan Longping's "Dream of Harvest in the Cool" and "Hybrid Rice Covering the World", but also helps guide readers to learn and inherit a generation of scientists With the people in mind, love for the motherland, and dedication to science to solve the food problems in China and the world, it inspires the younger generation to continue their struggles and make unremitting efforts to realize the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.
Chen Xinwen said that the planning, organization and compilation of "Writing Merit on the Earth - Yuan Longping's Painting Biography" received strong support from Academician Yuan Longping's wife Deng Ze and other family members, and brought together the National Hybrid Rice Engineering Technology Research Center, Longping Rice Museum and Hunan. The collective wisdom of the staff of the Literature and Art Publishing House has also gathered the enthusiastic support of Xinhua News Agency, Hunan Daily and other media units.
"Without their help, this book would not have been born. Every ounce of their effort is written on the page."
It is reported that the Longping Rice Museum, named after Academician Yuan Longping, is the first large-scale rice museum in China and even in the world.
The purpose of the museum is to "spread rice farming knowledge and promote farming culture", with a total construction area of 18,000 square meters and an exhibition area of about 6,000 square meters.