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Photo taken on Sept. 25, 2020 shows a field of saline soil rice paddies at Bayiawati Township, Yopurga County in Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Gao Han)

YOPURGA, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- A public yield monitoring is underway in the saline soil rice paddies on the western margin of the Taklimakan Desert in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

The saline soil rice, developed by the R&D team of Yuan Longping, the pioneer of hybrid rice, achieved a theoretical yield of 548.53 kg per mu (about 0.07 hectares).

Grower Zhang Lishan works in the field of saline soil rice paddies at Bayiawati Township, Yopurga County of Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao Han)

Growers harvest saline soil rice paddies in the field at Bayiawati Township, Yopurga County in Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao Han)

Workers thresh stalks of saline soil rice paddies in the field at Bayiawati Township, Yopurga County of Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Sept. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao Han)

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