BEIJING--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2013) - Agria Corporation (
The new R&D facility is designed to develop advanced planting and seed cultivation technology for new strains of forage seeds, corn seeds and vegetable seeds. Additionally, this facility has resulted in the formation of cooperation agreements between Agria and several domestic and foreign research institutes and universities to provide reliable, ongoing technical support for the rapid development of Agria's seeds business in the region.
Mr. Alan Lai, Agria's Executive Chairman of the Board, commented, "Establishing an R&D center in China is of strategic importance to Agria as it represents a very large market opportunity for our company. Our new state-of-the-art facility will develop innovative planting and cultivation technologies to ensure Agria produces high quality seed products in China. By leveraging our advanced agricultural industry experience, experienced management and strong research capability, we intend to advance our seed technology standards to a world class level allowing us to further expand our market position in China and other growth markets."
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