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Launching ceremony of Glorious 80 Years: the Institute of Food Crops held at JAAS

Launching ceremony of Glorious 80 Years: the Institute of Food Crops held at JAAS

The launching ceremony of Glorious 80 Years: the Institute of Food Crops was held at JAAS on November 13, 2012. JAAS Vice President Lu Xiaoxi and other 40 directors attended the ceremony.


Prof. Wang Cailin, director of the Institute of Food Crops (IFC), first introduced the compilation and publishing of the Glorious 80 Years: the Institute of Food Crops. It is the first collection of historical data which have been publicly published for the Institute of Food Crops. After 6 years of arduous efforts, the book was officially published in November, 2012. The book covers the development history and achievements of IFC in the past 80 years, including historical changes, discipline development, talent training and scientific researches, etc..

Vice President Lu Xiaoxi spoke highly of the cultural education from the book, and proposed that all scientists and technicians should learn from the older generation. The senior scientists, including Profs. Mao Minggao, Zou Jiangshi and Qiu Ruilian and other experts, who once worked in IFC, recalled IFC history and presented valuable advices for the second edition of the book. The representatives of young scientists also gave speeches to show their determination to learn from the older generation.