Aerial grass seeds are beneficial in Xinjiang
In the past month, the county has been promoting vegetation restoration through aerial seeding, which has helped curb soil erosion, control air pollution, further protect biodiversity.
Aerial planters can quickly cover large tracts of land with different terrains at low cost.
Wang Jianghong, deputy director of the County Natural Resources Bureau. Moreover, the mountainous terrain in the southern mountainous area of the county is complex. It making difficult to plant on the ground with hands or machines.
“The midair sowing method will distribute the seeds evenly,” he said.
This time, the central government invested 3.3 million yuan (approximately US$504,000) for vegetation restoration projects, benefiting 600 herdsmen in 5 villages. “The project will help promote the development of animal husbandry and eco-tourism,” Wang said.