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A delegation from Clemson University (U.S.A.) visited the Institute of Horticulture

A delegation from Clemson University (U.S.A.) visited the Institute of Horticulture

 
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.