"I have two dreams, the first is the dream of enjoying the coolness under the grass, and the second is the dream of hybrid rice covering the world." For these two dreams, he worked hard in the fields all his life, and only wished that all families had enough food.

On May 22, 2021, Yuan Longping passed away. In the past year, new breakthroughs have been made in low-cadmium rice, sea rice and third-generation hybrid rice.

Responsible editor: [Zhang Aolin]

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