Women near Hefei, in the Chinese province of Anhui, fertilize aerobic rice, a water-saving crop undergoing
on-farm trials. Tang Shengxiang(opposite top, at left
), IRRI’s outgoing liaison scientist for China, checks a greenhouse trial with William Padolina(
right ), IRRI deputy director general for partnerships, and Chen Zonglong,vice president of the Yunnan Academy of Agricultural Sciences. R.K. Singh(opposite bottom, holding water bottle), outgoing liaison scientist for India, shares a light moment with farmers.
Rice Today Vol.3 No.4 page19 Summing Up.part of the image collection of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).