Recently, Cheng Weidong, the leader of the special project of Guangxi innovation-driven development and researcher of Corn Research Institute of Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, busied himself in the corn field to introduce the characteristics of new corn varieties to the visiting dealers.
It is known that the demonstration area of new varieties and new technologies of Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Yilingyan of Wuming District and the experimental base of Pingli Village, Guzhai Town of Mashan County have displayed 34 new corn varieties cultivated and approved in the project. These varieties include ordinary corn, sweet corn, waxy corn and other varieties, among which there are three national approved varieties, introduced by Cheng Weidong. What’s more, many of the selected varieties have been developed and promoted or have accepted by enterprises with development intention. Up to now, the total promotion area of the selected corn varieties has reached 1 million mu, with the total output value reaching more than 4 billion yuan, and the social and economic benefits have increased by more than 500 million yuan.