Posted: 28.09.2023 16:41:00

China to accelerate vitalisation of seed industry

China will further promote the vitalisation of the seed industry on the basis of current phased progress – as informed by Zeng Yande, an official with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Xinhua reports


Zeng Yande explained that the country will accelerate the cultivation of quality germplasm resources, promote innovations in the seed industry and nurture leading enterprises in the sector. Efforts will also be made to improve the capacity of seed bases and ramp up intellectual property protection within the industry.

According to the official, a slew of measures will be taken, including releasing the catalogue of agricultural germplasm resources available for utilisation, accelerating the breeding of a batch of urgently needed varieties, as well as supporting the development of leading and platform firms engaged in the industry.