- Germany wheat breeding expert delegation visited JAAS again
To implement the cooperative project “BLSB (banded leaf and sheath blight)-Resistant Wheat Breeding with Chinese and Germany Germplasm” between German Federal Minister of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Ministry of Science and Technology of P. R. China, Dr. Andreas Jacobi and Dr. Hildegard Ennulat of a German agriculture research company made an academic visit to JAAS from May 26 to 30, 2013.
During the visit, the two sides exchanged views on the research in wheat sharp eyespot, wheat scab, powdery mildew, and other diseases and their control and discussed the approaches to further cooperation. The visiting delegation made tests of BLSB-resistance and comprehensive selections for quality characters of the latest hybrid wheat varieties in the Institute of Food Crops, the Institute of Food Crops, the Institute of Biotechnology and Xuzhou Agricultural Sciences Institute of JAAS. Deputy Director Shen Qi of the Institute of Food Crops received the delegation.