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Flowers suffer from severe drought in Yunnan

2010-04-07 06:50:32 GMT2010-04-07 14:50:32 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A woman (R) works on dried-up land where flowers used to grow in Southwest China's Yunnan province, which is known to have good weather conditions for flower planting, on April 6, 2010. The flower industry has been badly hit by the worst drought in a century, with 80 percent of flower beds drying up in the province. [Photo/Xinhua]

A farmer works on dried-up land where flowers used to grow in Southwest China's Yunnan province, on April 6, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

A worker holds a dying rose in Southwest China's Yunnan province, on April 6, 2010. [Photo/Xinhua]

The flower industry has been badly hit by the worst drought in a century, with 80 percent of flower beds drying up in the province.

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