Prof. Wang Cailin, director of the Institute of Food Crops, has received a Talent Innovation Award in Jiangsu Province for his significant contribution to rice breeding. The Prize is established by Jiangsu Provincial Government to give commendation to the outstanding scientists and technicians with important contributions to technical transfer, high technology industrialization and local economic development. The Prize honors 10 persons every two years.
Also the news, Prof. Wang has received the honor for Agricultural Talents with Outstanding Contributions to National Grain Production from the State Council. The honor also goes to Prof. Ma Tanbin of Lixiahe Institute of Agricultural Sciences.