Dr. Gu Mengmeng from Texas A&M University led a delegation to JAAS from May 16 to 19, 2013. JAAS Vice President Lu Xiaoxi hosted the reception and talked with them about further cooperation.
The delegation visited Jiangsu Tea Expo Park in Jurong and observed the technical process of Chinese tea on the morning of May 17. The delegates showed great interest in Chinese tea culture and expressed their wishes to carry out tea studies systematically. On the afternoon, the delegates visited Jiangnan Bio-Tech Company, Ltd., in Danyang, and there they observed the whole production process of edible fungi.
On May 18, the delegation visited the vegetable test fields and National Fruit Trees Germplasm Nursery on JAAS main campus. They were also impressed by the greenhouses and Seeds and Seedling Industrial Demo Park in Lishui Plant Sciences Station (LPSS) of JAAS.