Beijing is mulling a plan on building the National Seed Silicon Valley in its Tongzhou District, with the aim of fueling the development of the seed industry of both the city and China at large, a municipal agricultural official said at a seminar during the ISF World Seed Congress 2014. “Advantageous resources at home and abroad will be clustered in the high-tech area to boost the development of a modern agriculture and modern seed industry for both city and country,” Wu Baoxin, director of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Agriculture, said in a report…Full Article: People’s Daily Online May 2014

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  • According to the article, Beijing comprises 37% of the country’s crop seed trade by volume

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