The contribution rate of technological progress to China’s agriculture was 55.2 percent last year, Xinhua news agency reported Thursday, citing Science and Technology Minister Wan Gang. No comparative figure was provided. The minister was quoted as saying a national technology work meeting Thursday that the yield ratio of main crops last year was as high as 96 percent. The government will continue to dispatch technology experts to rural regions to help speed up the establishment of modern agriculture technology services, he said.
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