Nanjing Experiment Station and Xuzhou Experiment Station of National Peanut Industry Technology System held trainings for the technical backbones of the demo counties from December 1 to 2, 2011. Prof. Yu Shanlin, chief scientist of National Peanut Industry Technology System, gave keynote talk. More than 40 technical backbones and relevant personnel from demo counties in Xuzhou, Nanjing and Hefei participated in the training class.
The training was coordinated by Director Wang Cailin of the Institute of Food Crops. JAAS Vice President Lu Xiaoxi made a welcome speech and introduced to the participants the research highlights of JAAS and the construction of national modern agriculture industry system construction. Prof. Yu Shanlin spoke highly of the demo counties in the extension of new varieties and techniques, the services to the farmers and the guidance in peanut production. He proposed that the Experiment Stations should make full use of the industry system and provide technical support to local peanut industry development. Clear and vivid lectures were given by senior experts including Prof. Hu Zhicao of agricultural machinery in peanut production, Prof. Wang Chuantang of seeds and breeding, Prof. Qu Mingjing of insect disease prevention and control and Prof. Zhou Shudong of peanut industry economy, etc.