Dr. Ksenija Gasic and Dr. Douglas Bielenberg of the Department of Horticulture, Assoc. Prof. Liang Haiying of the Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology and other 7 experts from Clemson University made an academic visit to the Institute of Horticulture on May 22, 2012.
During the visit, Dr. Ksenija made a lecture on Peach Breeding in Clemson University and introduced in detail the progress and achievements, especially disease-resistant peach breeding in Clemson University. The delegation also held discussions with JAAS scientists on generation advance and resistance screening. After that, the delegation had a guided tour to the testing orchards for peaches, strawberries, pears and grapes of the Institute of Horticulture.