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Agricultural Research Work Stepped Up in DPRK

Date: 20/01/2022 | Source: DPRK Today (En) | Read original version at source

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Pyongyang, January 19 (KCNA) -- The Academy of Agricultural Science is concentrating efforts on the researches to breed high-yielding strains of rice and wheat which stand the disastrous weather conditions and to put their cultivation technology on a scientific basis.

After setting it as a main goal for this year to establish the technology of cultivating newly-bred rice strains in various areas of the country, the Rice Research Institute has made good preparations for it.

Some research teams strive to take sci-tech measures for introducing new rice strains as soon as possible.

After grasping the ecological adaptability of wheat strains widely cultivated in the country in liaison with provincial agricultural science institutes, the Dry-field Crop Research Institute has paid effort to the research for establishing a high-yielding cultivation technique suited to relevant regions.

It also set it as a main target to breed a new spring barley strain appropriate for beer brewing. And it is conducting the research into new strains of potato and after-crop bean for double-cropping.

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