At the invitation of the Institute of Vegetable Crops (IVC) of JAAS, Prof. Wang Aimin of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada visited JAAS on November 6, 2012.
Prof. Wang Aimin once conducted researches in kail in IVC, and is now doing researches in potato virus in Canada. He won Golden Harvest Award in 2010. This time, he gave a lecture on the genetic resistance related to plant viruses, which covered the identification of host factor of plant viruses, the viruses transportation among cells, and antiviral plant breeding, etc.. The lecture was chaired by Deputy Director Chen Xin of IVC, and attended by more than 30 scientists. After the lecture, Prof. Wang had a heated discussion with JAAS scientists and had a guided tour to the IVC labs.