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Gardening expo to sow seeds for trade

Update: June, 24/2013 - 11:56

HCM CITY (VNS)— HCM City is set to host its first exhibition of seeds this month.

Seeds for flowering and ornamental trees and vegetables, plus brood stock for aquaculture and livestock brood will be on show, which has been organised by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Suoi Tien Cultural Tourism Joint Stock Company, and the Sai Gon Agriculture Corporation.

Pham Thiet Hoa, director of the city's Centre for Agricultural Consultancy and Support, said the exhibition would also feature an ornamental-fish competition and exhibition, with around 25 fish farms taking part.

Experts would also advise visitors on new technologies in seed and livestock production.

On Friday this week, a conference will be held on the status of seed production and supply in HCM City, application of technology in sex selection of dairy cattle, and other topics. — VNS

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