China builds the world's largest germplasm bank to boost food security

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Submitted by Elsewhere on 2021-Jan-11 Mon 08:45
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China will complete the new national crop germplasm bank, with which it seeks to boost the country's capacity to develop new crop varieties and improve food security, this year. According to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Tang Renjian, the bank has a designed capacity of 1.5 million…

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