Dr. James A Radtke of Cibus LLC, USA and Manager Ji Feiyu of Canada Rotam Group Limited visited the Institute of Industrial Crops (IIC) of JAAS on January 6, 2014. Deputy Director Zhang Jiefu of IIC met with two experts and discussed about collaborative research.
Dr. James A Radtke, Vice President of Cibus Global Company, USA, is mainly engaged in the research and development of directed gene mutagenesis technology. Rapid Trait Development System (RTDS™) developed by Cibus has been recognized as a non-transgenic technology by USDA, and has been applied in rapeseeds breeding. Canada Rotam Group Limited is an international enterprise mainly focused on crop protection products, such as agricultural chemicals. The two experts also visited the research labs and experimental fields of IIC.