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Commemorative 242 20th Anniversary of AVRDC Commemorative Issue (1993)

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Stamp SN B242
Stamp Name Commemorative 242 20th Anniversary of AVRDC Commemorative Issue (1993)
Stamp Cat Standard Commemorative Stamps
Stamp Cat Vegetables, Organizations
Issue date 1993-12-07
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 34x26
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Engraving & Printing Works, R.O.C.
Designer Lee Kuang-chi
Creative Director
Sheet composition 5×4
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,<br>watermarked stamp paper with gum<br>
Perforation 12
  Organized in 1971 by a Memorandum of Understanding among the governments of the Republic of China, the United States of America, Japan, Korea, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, and the Asian Development Bank, the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC) formally commenced operation in 1973. During the past 20 years, AVRDC's research has been dedicated to the collection and improvement of plant germplasm and the breeding of improved varieties of tomato, pepper, eggplant, onion, soybean, mungbean, shallot, garlic, Chinese and common cabbage, and sweet potato. It has greatly increased agricultural profits in Taiwan.