Prof. Wang Wanqing, vice inspector of Hubei Academy of Agricultural Sciences (HAAS) and other two delegates made an academic visit to JAAS (Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences) from April 12 to 14, 2011. JAAS Vice Presidents Lu Xiaoxi, Zheng Jianchu and Zhou Jiannong received the delegation and attended the reception ceremony. The chiefs of JAAS General Office, Scientific Research Division, Logistics and Security Division, the Institute of Agricultural Economy, Lishui Plant Sciences Station (LPSS) and Jiangsu Vegetable Seeds and Seedling Company attended the meeting.
During the meeting, Prof. Zheng Jianchu, vice president of JAAS, briefed the visiting delegates on JAAS and detailed the difficulties and solutions in the construction of Lishui Plant Sciences Station (LPSS) and Luhe Animal Sciences Station (LASS). Both sides discussed agriculture experiment station construction and management. Prof. Wang spoke highly of JAAS efforts and the good momentum of the experiment stations. He stressed that JAAS experiment stations not only served the agriculture innovations and economic development in Jiangsu, but also set an example for other agriculture academies across China. He claimed that HAAS would learn from JAAS experiences in the construction of experiment stations.
During the visit, the delegation had a guided tour to the agriculture facilities and farming equipment, office buildings and the High Value Horticulture Crops Seedling Industry Demo Station in LPSS.