当前位置:首页 > Information > Chinese News

Yunnan has become an important seed base of China

Source:   Time:

Yunnan has become an important base of seed project in China, reporters learn from the ASEAN Agriculture New Variety and Seed Industry Forum that was held on October 11 in Kunming.

Located in southwest of China, with plenty of plant germplasm resources including nearly all tropical, subtropical,temperate and boreal kinds, Yunnan’s complex, diverse geography and the appropriate climate are extremely conducive to the plant grows and diversity preservation. Among 30,000 kinds of "higher" plants in China, 17,000 found in Yunnan, with the tropical and subtropical higher plants taking up about 10,000 kinds.

Presently, new main species are dominated by the rice, the tobacco, flowers and so on. Hybrid rice, corn "Yunguang 17" and "Yunrui 8" have been included in the 2010 national agricultural dominant species. "Yunyan85", "Yunyan87", "Yunyan317" and other new varieties are widely planted. Another 36 kinds of new Yunnan flowers gained the Independent Intellectual Property Rights, accounting for more than 40% of all varieties flowers of China. Besides, a total of 134 forestry seed base have been established in Yunnan, taking up 21,462 hectares.

Having the largest base of the potato seed in south China, an important producing zone of cruciferous and melons, a main producing zone of the sugar cane and fruit trees and one of the first bases of gardening camellia in China,Yunnan has become the seed base of several well-known domestic enterprises.

[Relative Articles]

Copyright Reserved 2010 © South-East Asia & South Asia Infoport  | Filing Number:ICP 09005773
Technical Support:China Basalt Software Technology Co., Ltd.