Wuchang City in Heilongjiang Province is famous for its excellent rice quality. Surprisingly, one enterprise in Foshan also contributes to the success of Wuchang Se-rich rice.
That is Foshan Ironman Environmental Protection Technology Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as "Ironman Tech"), one invisible champion in the subdivision of safe usage of cultivation land. Established in 2012, it was hatched by Institute of Eco-environment and Soil Sciences, Guangdong Academy of Sciences, and the People's Government of Foshan.
Benefited from huge R&D support, in 2020 and 2021, 14.20% of techniques and products in national safe usage of cultivation land area is developed by Ironman Tech.
Adding selenium to Wuchang rice
As for Mishisan Rice Cooperative Group, the collaboration with Ironman Tech has increased the production by 8.65%. Remarkably, the addition of selenium has made its rice more appealing to agencies.
Silicon fertilizers innovated by Ironman Tech is the key driver behind. One significant advantage is that it will increase the immunity and environment resistance, which is essential to the growth. Meanwhile, selenium is one value-added feature to Wuchang rice as it is beneficial to human's health.
Recently, this product has been widely applied in 34000-square-kilometer land across 21 provinces.
Fostering technologies in agriculture
Notably, the collaboration between Mishisan Rice Cooperative Group and Ironman Tech is subject to valuation adjustment mechanism, which means there is no service fee in charge for Mishisan group if the experimental figures fail to meet the standards.
Such agreement was made as Ironman Tech has full confidence in its technologies.
Since it was founded in 2012, Ironman Tech has obtained 24 patents, and participated in 17 national and provincial R&D projects, and the establishment of 3 regional standards.
Reporter | Eddie
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