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Crops dry up as drought drags on

By Chen Xin | China Daily | Updated: 2011-02-09 08:10

Crops dry up as drought drags on

A fishing boat flounders on a dried-up part of Xiangjiang River in Changsha, capital of Central China's Hunan province, on Tuesday after the lengthy drought that has affected much of the country lowered the level of the water. Long Hongtao / Xinhua

BEIJING - A prolonged and severe drought that has ravaged some of China's major grain-producing areas is raising concern about the next harvest, says the Ministry of Agriculture.

Crops dry up as drought drags on

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