Director-general visits Beishan Heavy Metal Research Base

Mr. Liao Xiyuan, Director-general of Department of Science, Technology and Education of Ministry of Agriculture of China, visited Beishan Heavy Metal Reaserch Base of Institute of Subtropic Agriculture, the Chinese Academy in Changsha, Hunan Province on 8 March, 2017.

Mr. Liao’s visit to Beishan Research Base was focused on understanding progress in research on the safe use of cadmium contaminated paddy field through advances in purification technology for irrigation water, straw removal technology, in-situ cadmium immobilization technology, development of varieties/breed with low cadmium accumulation, and plant replacements.