Seed banks provide vital lifeline for future2021-10-18
Preserving plant seeds and other genetic material warrants investment of hundreds of millions of dollars, as it provides a lifeline for the future, according to scientists.
Shanghai sees rise in soybean imports from U.S.2021-10-18
Shanghai saw its soybean imports from the United States soar to 2.53 million tonnes in the first eight months of the year, up 91 percent year on year, accounting for 31.1 percent of its total imported soybeans from January to August, customs authorities said Wednesday.
China ready to spread benefits of Juncao tech2021-10-18
President Xi Jinping reaffirmed on Thursday China's commitment to contributing wisdom and solutions to the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in a congratulatory letter to a forum celebrating the 20th anniversary of Beijing's assistance to other nations through Juncao technology.
Hybrid rice trial sees major success2021-10-18
Renowned agricultural expert Yuan Longping, known as the "father of hybrid rice", died in May at the age of 91, but his legacy lives on, most recently with the successful trial planting of his giant rice variety in Chongqing's Dazu district.
Xinjiang cotton stretches out to bigger market2021-10-18
The cotton and textile industry in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has shown resilience by further tapping markets and winning over more customers with its superior quality.
Xinjiang cotton growers buoyant as prices rise2021-10-18
As cotton plants growing on large areas of farmland owned by a cooperative in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region started to blossom this month, prices for the crop continued to rise.