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Jiangxi lotus growing base

2012-06-14 03:17:12 GMT2012-06-14 11:17:12(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A photographer takes pictures of lotus at Dashe village of Qinjiang Township in Shicheng County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2012. The history of lotus planting in Shicheng County, a well-known lotus growing base, dates back to more than 1,300 years ago. As the area of lotus in the county reached 6,600 hectares in Shicheng, selling lotus became a key industry for local residents to increase their incomes. (Xinhua/Zhou Ke)

Lotus is seen at Dashe village of Qinjiang Township in Shicheng County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2012. The history of lotus planting in Shicheng County, a well-known lotus growing base, dates back to more than 1,300 years ago. As the area of lotus in the county reached 6,600 hectares in Shicheng, selling lotus became a key industry for local residents to increase their incomes. (Xinhua/Zhou Ke)

A photographer takes pictures of lotus at Dashe village of Qinjiang Township in Shicheng County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2012. The history of lotus planting in Shicheng County, a well-known lotus growing base, dates back to more than 1,300 years ago. As the area of lotus in the county reached 6,600 hectares in Shicheng, selling lotus became a key industry for local residents to increase their incomes. (Xinhua/Zhou Ke)

Lotus is seen at Dashe village of Qinjiang Township in Shicheng County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2012. The history of lotus planting in Shicheng County, a well-known lotus growing base, dates back to more than 1,300 years ago. As the area of lotus in the county reached 6,600 hectares in Shicheng, selling lotus became a key industry for local residents to increase their incomes. (Xinhua/Zhou Ke)

Lotus is seen at Dashe village of Qinjiang Township in Shicheng County, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 13, 2012.

The history of lotus planting in Shicheng County, a well-known lotus growing base, dates back to more than 1,300 years ago.

As the area of lotus in the county reached 6,600 hectares in Shicheng, selling lotus became a key industry for local residents to increase their incomes.

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