Abbas keshavarz, deputy of agriculture affairs of the
ministry of Jihad-Agriculture, who traveled to China visited the Chinese
International Seed Park, located in the city of Tongji in northern Beijing.
According to the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture Information
center, quoted by IRNA, he visited various sections of this three thousand
hectares park and became familiar with the most recent scientific achievement
made in that research park. In this park, 3,000 seed companies are working from
China and elsewhere.
This park is a seed collection based center which produces
seeds using spatial technology. In the park, with the aim of increasing the
yield of seeds, the seeds are sent to space and then returned to the ground
after a while.