Meeting was held to discuss the research progress for the collection, evaluation and utilization of saline crops germplasm on March 25, 2012. The research program was supported by Jiangsu Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Fund. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Director Yuan Jianhua of the Institute of Food Crops and Director Huang Jun of Research Management Division attended the meeting.
During the meeting, the sub-project leaders made separate reports on their research progresses and work plans. Assoc. Prof. Yan Wei made an overall work reports on the project with accordance to the project contract, deployed the major tasks in research and demonstration in 2012. Director Huang Jun spoke highly of their achievements in new saline crops germplasm collection and evaluation and encouraged the young scientists to conduct more basic researches in crop salt-tolerance genetic mechanism and gene discovery.