Lesson 35 Chinas Most Famous FarmerYuan longping ----- Father of Hybrid Rice
1.What was Yuan Longping`s dream ?2.What has he done since 1960S ?3.What did he do in 1973 ?4.What was the reslut() ?5. Have China and other country benefitted from his work ? How do you know that ?6.What is he doing now ?
Answer 1. He wished to grow a new type of rice.The grain of this new type of rice would be as big as a peanut so that farmers could rest in the cool shadows of big rice plants.
Since then , he has devoted himself to research and to the development of new varieties.
Answer 3.In 1973,together with other people,he succeeded in the development of hybrid rice.
Answer4.This made China a worldwide leader in rice production.For this, he was honored with the name Father of Hybrid rice.
Answer 5.Yes, they have.Because of Professor Yuans hard work, China now produces enough rice to feed her people every year.Besides, many other countries including the U.S., have benefitted from his work.
Answer 6.Now Professor Yuan is working on developing super hybrid rice.
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2. graduate from.
graduate v.graduatation n. graduate from eg Youll graduate from this school next July.
3. devote. todevote v. devotion n. devote oneself/sth. to +n./v-ingeg : They devoted themselves to helping the disabled people. He devoted his lifetime to the study of physics.
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Summary: Yuan Longping once had a dream . He wished to grow a new kind of rice whose grain was as big as a peanut farmers could rest in the cool shadows of big rice plants . At age 23 ,he the Southwest Agricultural University .Since 1960s ,he has the development of new hybrid rice. In 1973,he the name of Father of Hybrid rice for producing more rice Professor Yuans hard work ,many other countries have benefited form his work China . he is one of the richest people in China . But he cares about his research .
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