The Pyongyang Vegetable Science Institute under the Academy of Agricultural Science is a comprehensive vegetable research and producing unit with hydroponic hothouses, vinyl sheet hothouses and latest equipment for research of bionics.
The institute is deepening the research to breed and spread new seeds of greenhouse vegetables of high-yield and choice varieties with good taste and high nutritive value in a bionic way.
The researchers have recently developed various kinds of functional vegetables with high edible and medicinal value by pooling their creative wisdom and introduced them into production.
A new variety of red pepper which is much hotter and more resistant to diseases than ordinary ones is said to have high productivity even in less cultivating area and be used as spice and ingredients for medicines.
Besides, other new varieties of vegetables such as cucumber, tomato, cabbage and carrot are enjoying popularity as they have good taste and high nutritive value.
The researchers have bred various kinds of vegetables, making a contribution to improving the people’s diet and health. They are now making constant researches to hit higher goals.