Origin Agritech Limited is agricultural biotechnology company. The Company specializes in crop seed breeding and genetic improvement, seed production, processing, distribution, and related technical services. The Company, with a biotech research center, is engaged in the development of Genetically Modified (GM) technology. The Company operates 13 marketing centers, 8 production and processing centers, and 9 breeding stations. The Company also operates winter nursery. Its product lines are vertically integrated for corn, rice and canola seeds. The Company has a GM seed pipeline including products with glyphosate tolerance and pest resistance traits. The Company�s main products include hybrid corn and rice seeds.