By the end of 2014, the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corp and BASF launched in Xinjiang the biggest ever project for Ecovio mulch plots with a total area of 1700 acres. At present, cotton, corn, sugar beets, potatoes, squash and tomato crops are involved as a pilot project. In 2014, more than 4,700 acres of farmland in Xinjiang used mulch, accounting for nearly one-seventh of the national area using film protection.

China Bio news release, Sept. 10, 2015