Tag: cassava

The Chinese Academy of Thermal Sciences has made new progress in revealing the molecular mechanism of cassava drought stress adaptation
By: Date: 2021-12-20 Categories: foodtechnology Tags: ,

On November 26, the Chinese Academy of thermal sciences made new progress in the research on the molecular mechanism of cassava drought stress adaptation, revealed the mechanism of negative regulation of drought tolerance by cassava spl9 transcription factor, and used this gene to create drought tolerant cassava germplasm, providing theoretical and technical support for the genetic improvement of crop drought tolerance.

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Major breakthrough:the Chinese Academy of Thermal Sciences has revealed the genetic mechanism of the formation of important agronomic traits in cassava
By: Date: 2021-11-23 Categories: foodtechnology Tags: ,

Recently, the Institute of biology, the Institute of quality assurance and the Sanya Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Thermal Sciences, in conjunction with Fujian agricultural and Forestry University, the University of Illinois, Huazhong University of science and technology, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and other units, mapped the genome-wide variation map of 388 cassava germplasm, revealing the genetic mechanism of cassava population level heterozygosity variation affecting important agronomic traits, It lays an important theoretical foundation for the genetic improvement of cassava and other high heterozygous cooperatives.

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Thai Ministry of Commerce plans to promote cassava strategy to improve international competitiveness
By: Date: 2021-10-28 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Comprehensive Thai media reported on October 27 that the Thai Ministry of Commerce plans to implement the cassava strategy from 2021 to 2024, actively explore overseas markets and improve international competitiveness. Cassava strategy is part of the farmers’ income guarantee project. The project has been implemented for two years. This year is the third year of implementation, and will continue to provide assistance to more than 520000 cassava farmers in China.

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China’s imports of cassava flour from Vietnam have dropped significantly, while imports from Thailand have increased
By: Date: 2021-08-26 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Vietnam’s”Customs Online” reported on August 24 that the latest statistics from the General Administration of Customs of Vietnam showed that in the first half of August 2021, the export of cassava and its products reached 9.52 tons, with an export value of 41.62 million U.S. dollars, a decrease compared with the second half of July. 7.9%and 0.9%; year-on-year growth of 17.5%and 41.4%respectively.

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The first in the world! Kenya approves the cultivation of genetically modified cassava resistant to brown streak disease
By: Date: 2021-06-26 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Agrochemical Network Chinese Network reported:On June 15, after a comprehensive safety assessment, the Kenya National Biosafety Agency (NBA) approved the environmental release application of genetically modified (GM) cassava. Kenya became the first in the world to approve the cultivation of genetically modified cassava. s country.

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The Thai government supports the breeding of castor silkworm
By: Date: 2021-05-01 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Thailand’s World Daily reported on April 23 that Bhamo, the director of the Silk Department of the Ministry of Agricultural Cooperatives, said that the department is committed to promoting the breeding of Eri silkworm (Eri silkworm), producing and processing silk fabrics, and supporting farmers to use silkworm pupa powder in accordance with the insect food policy. Processed food and feed have the advantages of less labor, faster profit, and increased income, and provide more choices for cassava farmers. The Silk Office has supported the use of cassava leaves and castor leaves to breed castor silkworms for more than 5 years.

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Vietnam’s cassava export market develops well in the first three months of 2021
By: Date: 2021-04-17 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

In the first three months of 2021, Vietnam’s export volume of cassava and cassava products reached approximately 1.07 million tons, with an export value of US$396 million. Export volume and export value increased by 40.3%and 53.3%year-on-year respectively. However, farmers have not yet benefited from cassava cultivation.

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