BEIJING--(Marketwire - Feb 18, 2013) - Agria Corporation (
The seed and nutritional technology development PGP Program aims to develop new technologies that improve animal productivity and animal health, while overcoming adverse environmental impact. It consists of five projects focused on the development and adoption of technologies that provide benefits to New Zealand's pastoral sector through:
- more reliable and faster pasture establishment;
- increased pasture productivity and persistence through reducing the impact of pests and diseases;
- improved animal health and animal productivity;
- lower greenhouse gas emissions; and
- reduced susceptibility to summer drought stress.
The PGP program is expected to provide farmers with technologies for improved productivity and profitability across regions and farming systems where pasture renewal occurs. Information sharing and closer linkage with other Primary Growth Partnership initiatives, particularly around the adoption of new technologies by farmers, may provide additional benefits.
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