Origin/Henan Uni form research institute
Chinese agricultural biotechnology company Origin Agritech has joined with Henan Agricultural University to establish a new maize research institute in Zhengzhou, Henan. Named the S K Wu Corn Research Institute, it will focus on maize genetics research, hybrid development and crop seed technologies. The institute will also provide a platform for research exchange and technology transfer between it and the University, says Origin. It represents Origin's continued commitment to crop research and development, and will help broaden the company’s leadership position in hybrid seed and maize genetic research in China, points out Dr Gengchen Han, chairman and CEO of Origin and a former student of Dr Wu.