Tue, June 22, 2010
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Heavy rainfall affect farm production in SW China

2010-06-22 13:52:04 GMT2010-06-22 21:52:04 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Ye Naixue, 55 years old, display the dunked potatoes as all the potatoes he planted were destroyed by the flood, in Jianping Township of Zheng'an County, Zunyi City of southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 22, 2010. Some 48,100 hektares of farmland in north Guizhou Province was affected by the heavy rainfall, over 6,100 hektares of which would probably have no harvest. The reduction of the grain caused by the flood would be 2,700 tons and the direct economic loss of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishing would be up to 100 million RMB. (Xinhua/Ou Dongqu)

A farmer walks in his corn field that destroyed by the rain in Jianping Township of Zheng'an County, Zunyi City of southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 22, 2010. Some 48,100 hektares of farmland in north Guizhou Province was affected by the heavy rainfall, over 6,100 hektares of which would probably have no harvest. The reduction of the grain caused by the flood would be 2,700 tons and the direct economic loss of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishing would be up to 100 million RMB. (Xinhua/Ou Dongqu)

A farmer stands in front of his corn field that destroyed by the rain in Jianping Township of Zheng'an County, Zunyi City of southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 22, 2010. Some 48,100 hektares of farmland in north Guizhou Province was affected by the heavy rainfall, over 6,100 hektares of which would probably have no harvest. The reduction of the grain caused by the flood would be 2,700 tons and the direct economic loss of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishing would be up to 100 million RMB. (Xinhua/Ou Dongqu)

Yang Xian'e, 63 years old, stands in her farmland where the corns could not ear due to the rain, in Jianping Township of Zheng'an County, Zunyi City of southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 22, 2010. Some 48,100 hektares of farmland in north Guizhou Province was affected by the heavy rainfall, over 6,100 hektares of which would probably have no harvest. The reduction of the grain caused by the flood would be 2,700 tons and the direct economic loss of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishing would be up to 100 million RMB. (Xinhua/Ou Dongqu)

Some 48,100 hektares of farmland in north Guizhou Province was affected by the heavy rainfall, over 6,100 hektares of which would probably have no harvest.

The reduction of the grain caused by the flood would be 2,700 tons and the direct economic loss of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry and fishing would be up to 100 million RMB.

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