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Agro-scientific Researches Make Headway

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

Pyongyang, July 16 (KCNA) -- The Academy of Agricultural Science of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has pushed ahead with researches for boosting the agricultural production.

It has paid a great attention to forecasting the growth of crops in a scientific and rapid way and improved the efficacy and productivity of biological agrochemicals and microbial fertilizers, including high-concentration phosphorous bacterial fertilizer.

It has also chosen ultramodern technical goods badly needed for agricultural output and developed technologies for their production.

Meanwhile, it has intensified researches into information technology, nanotechnology, bioengineering and other basic technologies to put the agricultural science on a higher level.

It is now concentrating its effort on making database of fields and plots.

It has made a big progress in applying nanotechnology to making sterilizer, growth stimulant, photosynthetic accelerant, etc. and breeding and introducing high-yielding species of crops, including potato species strong in epidemic resistance.

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