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Sumitomo Chemical Starts Rooftop Lettuce Cultivation in Singapore

Sumitomo Chemical Starts Rooftop Lettuce Cultivation in Singapore

   Tokyo, Aug. 17 (Jiji Press)--Sumitomo Chemical Co. <4005> said Thursday it has started test cultivation of lettuce on a rooftop of a research facility in Singapore, as part of a project to develop a model for urban farming in Asia.
   The Japanese company built a 265-square-meter agricultural greenhouse on the rooftop of the research facility of the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore, or AVA, to grow five high-quality types of lettuce including leaf lettuce.

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