(conducted jointly with scholars from West Germany), and biotechnology related to cattle. In the area of feed crops and forage, the institute is working on the improvement of hay production in Hubei Province, the breeding of salt-resistant alfalfa, the breeding and use of toxic legumes, and the collection of forage grass germ plasm.


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