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Patents for Protecting Crops from Climate Change on the Rise

Patents for Protecting Crops from Climate Change on the Rise

DAEJEON, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – According to the Korea Intellectual Property Office, a total of 340 patent applications related to agricultural technology that improves a crop’s resistibility to environmental stress have been submitted since 2005. Since 2010, at least 30 patents were filed each year, 87 percent of which were by domestic applicants. KIPO [...]

Chungju a New Mecca for Tropical Fruits

Chungju a New Mecca for Tropical Fruits

CHUNGJU, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Chungju is a city in North Chungcheong Province famous for its apple orchards, but is now steadily expanding its agricultural production to tropical fruits.  For the first time last year, Chungju cultivated passion fruits, which are native to tropical and subtropical regions. One passion fruit contains 36 percent of the recommended [...]

Integrated Data Predicts Climate Change 100 Years in the Future

Integrated Data Predicts Climate Change 100 Years in the Future

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) – In an era when the climate is so unpredictable, a system that can simulate the effects of abnormal weather patterns 50 or even 100 years in the future has been established. The Ministry of Environment and the Climate Change Adoption System (CCAS) at the Korea Environment Institute established an [...]