At the invitation of the Institute of Vegetable Crops (IVC) of JAAS, Prof. Wang Aimin of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada lectured at JAAS on August 23, 2013.
Prof. Wang Aimin has great achievements in the research of plant virus in Canada, and won Golden Harvest Award in 2010—the top prize awarded by the Ministry of Agriculture of Canada. This time, he gave a lecture on “Genetic Diversity and Pathogenicity Determinants of Prunus Necrotic Ringspot Virus”, which covered the symptoms, categories, groups, pathogenicity, and serotype correlation of PNRSV, etc.. After the lecture, Prof. Wang had a heated discussion with JAAS scientists. Director Yang Xinping of IVC negotiated with Prof. Wang on joint application for National Natural Science Foundation, paper writing, and post-doctor recruitment. Prof. Wang also had a guided tour to the IVC experiment field and Luhe Animal Sciences Station.