Space breeding in modern agriculture

Space breeding in modern agriculture

Liling Jiang, Baochang Zhang, Weipeng Chen, Tianyuan Qiu,Linlin Wang, Shandong Yang*

School of Agricultural Engineer and Food Science, Shandong University of Technology, Zibo 255000, China

Space breeding, also known as aviation breeding or space technology breeding, is a new type of breeding technology developed in recent decades, which combines space technology, modern agricultural technology and biotechnology. Compared with traditional breeding technology, it can greatly improve the quality of agricultural products in a short period of time, create many high-quality provenances, well solve the problem of food shortage, and bring endless benefits to the world. Therefore, space breeding technology will play an important role in the rapid development of modern agriculture. In this paper, the principles and characteristics of space breeding, development status and future prospects at home and abroad are introduced.

Keywords: Space breeding; mutagenic; Modern agriculture

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Liling Jiang, Baochang Zhang, Weipeng Chen, Tianyuan Qiu,Linlin Wang, Shandong Yang. Space breeding in modern agriculture. American Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 5:81. DOI: 10.28933/ajar-202-01-1005


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