BEIJING and CLAREMONT, Calif., Feb. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: KWBT) reports on a meeting between Kiwa CEO and Board Chairman, Mr. Wei Li, and Dr. Xiao-Dong Huang from the Department of Biology, the University of Waterloo, Canada to discuss the possibility of collaboration in research and development (R&D) of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) base bio-products and biotechnology for agriculture production and environment protection.
Dr. Xiao-Dong Huang works at the University of Waterloo (UW) as the Director of International Collaboration Education Program of China 2+2 and Research Associate Professor of the Department of Biology. The biotechnology research group composed of Dr. Huang, Dr. Glick and Dr. Greenberg has developed several bio-products and bio-techniques that have been successfully applied to the agricultural and environmental industry.
During the meeting, Dr. Huang agreed with Mr. Wei, Li that great
potential exits for collaboration between the UW group and Kiwa on research
and development of PGPR based bio-products and biotechnology. Dr. Huang
presented information about their commercial applications in agriculture
and environment, including successful applications in petroleum and salt
contaminated soil remediation. The results from commercial field
applications have shown their distinct positive effects on petroleum
degradation in oil fields and vegetation recovery from salt impacted soils
in Western Canada. In addition, Dr, Huang has also identified that PGPR
based technology can be used in commercial operations in agricultural
-- Increasing crop tolerance and yield in saline soils,
-- Reducing and degrading agro-chemical residual and pollution, and
-- Increasing effectiveness of chemical fertilizers,
-- Reducing chemical fertilizers and pesticide use, and
-- Increasing yield and improve crop q
|SOURCE Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation|
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