Crops Research Institute
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       The Crops Research Institute is mainly engaged in the collection, evaluation and utilization of such crop germplasm resources as corn, peanut, tuber crop(sweet potato and potato), tobacco, sugarcane, southern herb, and Food legumes, new variety breeding, as well as corresponding cultivation techniques and biotechnologies. At present, the Institute has established the National Germplasm Guangzhou Sweet Potato Nursery, National Center of Oilseed Crops Improvement  South China Peanut Sub-Center, National South Sweet Corn Germplasm Reproduction Base, Modern 'Resistance and Energy Type' Dryland Crops Demonstration Base, MOA Guangdong Research Station of Crop Gene Resource & Germplasm Enhancement, MOA Scientific Observing and Experimental Station of Peanut & Edible Corn in South China, Key Laboratory of Crops Genetics & Improvement of Guangdong Province, and Guangdong Provincial Dryland Crop Germplasm Resources Database(Nursery). In addition, the Institute has successfully bred 138 new crop varieties with a total extension area of 287 million mu, and made 128 achievements.

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