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"Yam king" election held in Guangxi

2009-11-27 02:49:41 GMT2009-11-27 10:49:41 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Nov. 25, 2009 shows the 1.66-meter-long "yam king" with a weight of 38 kilograms at the seventh taro and yam contest held in Anhe Township of Quanzhou County, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 25, 2009. A taro and yam contest was held in Anhe of Quanzhou on Wednesday. As the famous local special products, the total output of taro and yam planting in Anhe this year reached 30 million kilograms. (Xinhua/Wang Zichuang)

People view the winners entitled "taro king" or "yam king" at the seventh taro and yam contest held in Anhe Township of Quanzhou County, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 25, 2009.(Xinhua/Wang Zichuang)

A farmer shows one of the winners entitled "taro king" at the seventh taro and yam contest held in Anhe Township of Quanzhou County, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 25, 2009.(Xinhua/Wang Zichuang)

Farmers show the winners entitled "taro king" at the seventh taro and yam contest held in Anhe Township of Quanzhou County, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 25, 2009.(Xinhua/Wang Zichuang)

Photo taken on Nov. 25, 2009 shows the 1.66-meter-long "yam king" with a weight of 38 kilograms at the seventh taro and yam contest held in Anhe Township of Quanzhou County, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 25, 2009.

A taro and yam contest was held in Anhe of Quanzhou on Wednesday. As the famous local special products, the total output of taro and yam planting in Anhe this year reached 30 million kilograms.

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