Beijing, June 6th (Xinhuanet) – The following is an overview of China’s published science and technology news.
Basic agricultural research
China will step up basic agricultural research in the seed industry to ensure food security and agricultural supplies, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) said.
During the country’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020), a number of key achievements were made in the areas of genome analysis, cloning of new genes, and key plant breeding techniques.
Hot tech topics
A consulting agency of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has published a list of 100 current topics in global technology development as a guide for future innovations and breakthroughs.
The Technology Focus 2021, published by the CAS Institutes of Science and Development, lists topics ranging from databases with over 7,000 technical disciplines to electrical engineering, equipment, chemistry and mechanical engineering.
Use of seawater desalination
China has announced an action plan for the development of seawater desalination for the next five years.
The action plan, jointly issued by the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Natural Resources, aims to promote the widespread use of seawater desalination and ensure the safety of water resources in coastal areas.
According to the action plan, China’s seawater desalination scale will exceed 2.9 million tons per day by 2025, an increase of more than 1.25 million tons per day.
China Science and Technology News Summary – June 6th
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