Update: 20:37 | 07/01/2021
(BGO)- The provincial People’s Committee of Bac Giang province has issued a Decision to approve the project “Applying advanced sciences and technologies in building a development model of Tan Yen star apple in Bac Giang province”.
Accordingly, the project is aimed to build a 1,000- square metre star apple nursery model under transplantation method producing 15,000 strong seedlings without diseases meeting standards in Hop Duc commune, Tan Yen district.
Hop Duc commune, Tan Yen district is home to the star apple fruit meeting export standards
Besides, a new 15-hectare star apple farming model will be built in the communes of Tan Trung, Lien Chung, Cao Xa, Viet Ngoc, Ngoc Van, An Duong and Viet Lap with high survival rate of more than 95 percent. The 2-year old trees reach average height of 1.2 metre and 1.0 metre of canopy diameter.
The project is also targeted to implement the production and consumption linkages of star apple product of Tan Yen district. The product of Hop Duc production and consumption Cooperative of star apple fruit will be supported with packaging and origin traceability stamps.
The project will provide training to 10 local engineers in propagation, intensive farming, packaging and preservation of star apple fruit. Besides, 4 training courses will be organized for 200 farmers on star apple growing and caring techniques in Tan Yen district.
The project is funded nearly 2.2 billion VND (95,000 USD) including 1.7 billion VND (73,350 USD) from the provincial budget for sciences and technologies and the rest sum from the people’s counterpart fund.
The project will be implemented within 3 years (from December 2020 to November 2023).