Outreach meeting to exhibit JAAS innovations, co-hosted by Jiangsu Vegetables and Seedling Company, Huaiyin Institute of Agricultural Sciences and Dongtai Vegetables Station, was held in Xianhu Modern Agriculture Demo Park, Dongtai, on May, 29, 2012. Nearly 100 representatives from agricultural enterprises, demo parks, cooperatives, and large households from Yancheng and Huai’an attended the meeting.
The representatives observed the growth conditions of new developed varieties in the fields, and attended the training classes for cultivation techniques of new varieties. The representatives showed great interest to the new varieties and were eager to attend small plot agronomic trials on new varieties.
It has been the third year for Jiangsu Vegetables and Seedling Company to extend its new varieties in this demo park, with 10 new watermelon varieties and 15 tomato varieties covering more than 100 mu this year. At present, the new watermelon varieties extended by Jiangsu Vegetables and Seedling Company reaches more than 2,000 mu.