China News Service, Xining, June 11 (Li Jiangning) On the 11th, the reporter learned from the Qinghai Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs that the Qinghai Agricultural Society recently approved and issued the group standard of "Quinoa Processing, Packaging, Storage, and Transportation Specifications" (T/QHNX013-2021), will play an active role in regulating the quality system of quinoa production and processing in Qinghai Province, improving the quality of quinoa products and market competitiveness, and ensuring the healthy and sustainable development of the quinoa industry.

According to the introduction, after the publication of the group standard of the "Specifications for Quinoa Processing, Packaging, Storage, and Transportation" (T/QHNX013-2021), Qinghai will adopt the public brand positioning and brand value system, brand image design, and packaging Design, product planning, brand registration, brand promotion, all-round building of the Qaidam quinoa regional public brand, formulating brand development strategies, fully tapping the brand potential of quinoa products, multi-channel and multi-form marketing, and establishing leading trademarks through brand building Registration to effectively enhance the market competitiveness of Qaidam quinoa.

Quinoa is native to South America and is one of the main food crops in South America. It has strong drought resistance, salt and alkali resistance, and resistance to diseases and insect pests. In 2012, the agricultural technology department of Qinghai Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture began trial planting in Koluke Town, Delingha City and Hedong Farm in Golmud City.

In recent years, relying on regional advantages such as dry climate, high altitude and strong light radiation in the irrigation area of ​​the Qaidam Basin, Qinghai Province has vigorously developed the quinoa industry, planting 34,000 mu of quinoa and producing more than 7,800 tons per year. , Cultivate more than 30 planting, processing and sales companies, and drive 500 farmers through the "enterprise + base + farmers" operation model, with an average annual income increase of more than 20,000 yuan.

According to the staff of Qinghai Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Hercynian quinoa breeding, cultivation technology, and product research and development technology support are insufficient, and there is a lack of high-quality quinoa varieties. Although multiple quinoa varieties are registered, the company cultivates The varieties pay attention to the protection of intellectual property rights and are not announced to the public. There is no large-scale promotion and cultivation of high-quality varieties, and the quinoa varieties are degraded. Therefore, there are problems such as non-standard planting and cultivation techniques and uneven techniques, resulting in large differences in quinoa yield and quality.

In the next step, Qinghai will continue to increase investment in scientific research on quinoa breeding, and pay close attention to cultivating new high-quality and high-quality quinoa varieties suitable for planting in this region. At the same time, continue to increase the promotion and application of quinoa cultivation technology, and select outstanding agricultural technicians to provide technical services to cooperatives, large growers and other production and operation entities. Increase the popularization and application of advanced and applicable agricultural mechanization technology and machinery, and improve the level of quinoa mechanized production in the whole process. (End)