36 varieties of seeds and seedlings of agricultural products Sold online in China and South Korea or on September 24, 20:29
A private survey found that 36 varieties of crop seeds and seedlings, such as grapes and strawberries, which are believed to have been developed in Japan, may have been sold online in China and South Korea without the developer's knowledge. It was.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is urging developers to register varieties overseas as it could have a serious impact on exports.
This survey was conducted in July by an organization made up of domestic seedling manufacturers and sales companies, commissioned by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
According to the announcement, as a result of investigating the sales situation of 737 varieties of agricultural products such as grapes, strawberries, rice, etc. developed in Japan on online shopping in China and South Korea, the developers were selling without knowing it. There are 36 potential varieties.
Of these, the grape "Shine Muscat" may have been sold at 37 sites in China and South Korea, and the strawberry "Red cheeks" may have been sold at 28 sites in China.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, there are no restrictions on the export of officially sold seeds and seedlings overseas, so there are cases where they are cultivated overseas or the produced crops are exported.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is aiming to urge developers to register varieties overseas and to amend the law to regulate exports of agricultural products, saying that it may have a serious impact on the export strategy of agricultural products.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries says, "I want you to understand that Japanese varieties are popular and have a high risk of spillage, and take measures."