Southern Seed Joint Stock Company is a Vietnam-based company engaged in the farming industry. Its activities comprise the research, development, farming, marketing and distribution of rice seeds, hybrid corn seeds, watermelon seeds, cucumber seeds and other vegetable seeds, such as tomato seeds, pepper seeds and beans. The Company is also involved in the manufacturing, packing and trading of pesticides. In addition, it is engaged in the production and trading of agricultural supplies and machinery to support its core activities. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had two subsidiaries, one seed research center, five seeding facilities and one branch in Hanoi, Vietnam, as well as one representative office in Cambodia.