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2012-04-09 02:24:33

SHACHE, Xinjiang, China, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Almond trees are in full bloom during this time of year. On the banks of the Yarkand (Ye'erqiang) River in Xinjiang Autonomous Region, the almond trees bud and blossom one after another, looking like a sea of flowers. The flower not only spreads its full-bodied fragrance but also presents a harvest omen to people. As one of the four famous dry nuts in the world, almonds are regarded rare in the world and unique in China. The almond...