Rice plants could overcome from salt water damage

By Kikki - Last updated: 日曜日, 8月 14, 2011 - Save & Share - Leave a Comment

[From Ohfunato City-my stricken home town]

– East Japan Great Earthquake & Tsunami Disaster-

Mr. Furuuchi planted seedling of ‘Hime-no-mochi’ on May 13. Now floweres are out.


Rice flowers are out in the paddy field

Rice flowers are out in the paddy field in Akasaki Town where the seawater washed in at the tsunami on March 11. ‘Another push will do it.’ Mr. Yoshihiro Furuuchi (55), a farmer in Ohfunato City is expecting of good harvest. ‘

He repeatedly changed water in his paddy in which contained a lot of salt and finally planted rice on May 13 while other farmers gave up planting this year. He planted seedling of ‘Hime-no-mochi’ a kind of sticky rice in his paddy field.

Rice plants have grown up satisfactory and flowers are out with sticking out of white stamina in August. ‘Rice plants could overcome from salt water and flowers are out’ Mr. Furuuchi broke into a smile. He will be able to harvest within 40 days, if things go in normal.



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