Employing organic guanidine catalytis for bulk polycondensation of dilactide, the group around ZHANG Quanxing at Nanjing University developed a PLA mulch witdh appropriate proterties which is being tested in 11 provinces. In the „Huaihe River Projecct“, Nanjing University, Nanjing University of Science and Technology and Nanjings Gongchang Co. co-founded a polylactic acid bio-film industrial alliance, to explore major science and technology innovation needs for industrialization.

China Bio news release, July 18, 2016