Multi-colored, high-yield wheat developed in Henan

15:57, May 27, 2010      

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A Henan professor has developed a new high-yield form of wheat that is also multicolored. The wheat, which can be black, red, green and purple, has a yield of more than 900 kilograms per 667 square meters, almost double the national average of 480 kilograms.

After three to five years of research, Professor Zhou Zhongpu, "father of colorful wheat," said he had confidence to develop super-high yield wheat.

Rich in iodine, selenium, calcium, iron, zinc and other trace elements, colorful wheat is more nutritious than the common variety.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:梁军)

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