Symposium on Greenhouse Vegetable Farming Opens

The sci-tech symposium on greenhouse vegetable farming-2019 opened at the Pyongyang Vegetable Science Institute under the Academy of Agricultural Science on June 11.

The symposium, under the theme "Breeding and introduction of functional vegetable species and putting production of greenhouse vegetables on an intensive and modern basis", is aimed at widely disseminating and generalizing scientific research successes and experience gained in the production of greenhouse vegetables and development of cultivation technology.

It is to be held in various forms, including a presentation of scientific research successes, and technical experience and sci-tech and practical lectures.

Present at the opening ceremony were Pak Thae Dok, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, officials concerned, and officials, researchers and cultivators in the sector of greenhouse vegetable production.

The symposium will last till June 26.