[Global Times reporter Wang Yi] since last month, residents in several states of the United States have reported that they have received mails containing unknown seeds, many of which are postmarked from China. U.S. agriculture officials say they are working with their Chinese counterparts to determine who sent the “mysterious seed package” to American residents. According to the Wall Street Journal on the 13th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on radio on the 12th that China’s postal service was helping to identify the seed senders and that the Ministry of agriculture knew the names of the companies behind the goods. “We don’t know the background of these companies, so we are working with our Chinese counterparts to follow up on the sender of the package,” Ellis, deputy director of the U.S. Department of agriculture’s Bureau of animal and plant health inspection, said on the radio U.S. Department of agriculture officials said on Wednesday they believed the packages could be part of an e-commerce swindle. < / P > < p > U.S. officials are concerned that the seeds may bring invasive species, weeds, pests or diseases that are harmful to U.S. agriculture. Ellis said that the U.S. Department of agriculture has so far collected 925 seed packages, and as of the evening of the 11th, his department had not found any major safety problems with the seeds. An Arkansas man planted the mysterious seeds he had received before federal officials issued a warning, and the plant produced orange flowers and white fruits, Fox News reported on the 12th. After analysis, Arkansas agricultural experts determined that this is a plant originated in South and Southeast Asia, the preliminary determination is wax gourd. The Department of Agriculture said it had sent samples to the state of Arkansas for examination.