Agriculture & Farming
Chinese researchers cultivate local wine yeast strains2022-05-28
Chinese researchers have cultivated two local wine yeast strains and large-scale industrial application has been realized for them, according to the Northwest A&F University (NWAFU) in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Hainan stands at forefront of seed industry innovation2022-05-26
A modern complex on a tiny island in Hainan province is due to become part of a crucial platform for international exchanges in seed germplasm resources and also a themed tourist destination.
20220519dc6b3c5063814698941c6e35fdd91a5f_202205199509d222d00e47f1a4a452539fde2c75_副本.jpg China's only seed bank for cold-region crops completes expansion in Heilongjiang2022-05-20
The crop germplasm bank, located in China's northernmost province of Heilongjiang, has preserved more than 50,000 samples of various crops. Over 2,000 samples of wild soybeans, a second-class protected plant in China, have been stored in the bank, accounting for 25 percent of the nation's total.
Nation adopts steps for sound grain output2022-04-21
China will adopt a number of policy steps for sound agricultural production in the spring to ensure a bumper harvest and stable supply of major agricultural products, according to a decision made at the State Council's executive meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday.
China's seed breeding, production bases further increase2022-04-18
The number of national seed breeding and production bases in China increased to 216 amid the country's seed vitalization drive, according to the agricultural ministry.
Rising durian appetite wows traders, growers2022-03-25
Chinese consumers' appetite for durian, a tropical fruit known for its pungent smell, has been rising over the past few years. The trend has made it the country's largest fruit import and has increased trade between Thailand and China.
Synthetic efforts to boost soybean yield, quality2022-03-25
Chinese soybean grower Du Zhentao is buying soybean seeds and planning to double his soybean planting area.
China details efforts to boost agricultural production2022-03-19
China's top economic planner has detailed tasks to boost agricultural production, urging efforts to stabilize grain output, expand the planting of soybean and oilseed crops, and ensure the supply of farm produce.
Timely steps taken to ensure harvest2022-03-17
As winter wheat starts to green up, farmers across China are busy tending the crop to promote tiller development-the production of side shoots-with the hopes of offsetting the impact of flood-delayed planting and having a good summer harvest.
Chinese scientists make new achievements in soybean genome study2022-03-16
Chinese scientists have explored structural variations of soybean genomes and broadened the available genetic resources of molecular breeding, providing theoretical support for soybean germplasm innovation.
Spring farming in full swing2022-03-15
As the weather turns warm, farmers across the country are busy with spring farming to lay a solid foundation for a bumper harvest this year.
Chinese Juncao technology spells bright future for Tanzania's mushroom growers2022-03-12
Participants in a workshop held in Tanzania's capital Dar es Salaam wore broad smiles as they were exposed to the wonders of a Chinese Juncao technology saying the technology spelled a bright future for mushroom growers and livestock keepers in the country.
China provides 20 billion yuan in subsidies to grain planters2022-03-12
China has provided 20 billion yuan (about 3.16 billion U.S. dollars) from the central government budget to protect grain planters from rising prices of farming supplies, the Ministry of Finance said Friday.
Pakistan's farmers keen to export their onions to China2022-03-02
Arshad Swati from Pakistan's northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is among the thousands of onion farmers in the Asian country. He dreams of selling his onions overseas to fund a better education for his children.
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