Soybean production in Pakistan may be spurred by high-yielding varieties from China.
This was observed during a meeting held here between Gu Wenliang, Agricultural Commissioner of the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Raza, post-doctoral research fellow of Sichuan Agricultural University and Prof. Muhammad Ansar, Chairman of Agronomy Department of PMAS-Arid Agriculture University.
According to Gwadar Pro on Tuesday, they held talks to further fuel maize-soybean strip intercropping technology’s development in Pakistan.
Gu Wenliang admired Muhammad Ali Raza, Prof. Yang Wenyu and other agricultural experts for promoting maize-soybean intercropping technology in Pakistan to tap the potential of Pak-Sino agricultural cooperation.
When it comes to the difficulties faced by the research team, Gu Wenliang expressed the embassy’s willingness to give full support on bringing high-yielding soybean varieties, pesticides and weedicides for intercropping, and machinery to Pakistan.