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Prof. Brigitte Laquièze, Academician of French National Institute of Agriculture Research (INRA), shares fruit wine expertise

<p>Prof. Brigitte Laquièze, Academician of French National Institute of Agriculture Research (INRA), shares fruit wine expertise</p>

Prof. Brigitte Laquièze, Academician of French National Institute of Agriculture Research (INRA), paid an academic visit to JAAS on Sep. 9th, 2017. JAAS Vice President Liu Xianjin chaired the reception, which was also attended by chiefs of Department of International Cooperation, Institute of Pomology and Institute of Agro-product Processing.

VP Liu extended warm welcome to Prof. Brigitte Laquièze and briefed on JAAS research areas. After a short introduction to INRA, Prof. Brigitte Laquièze discussed with researchers of Institute of Agro-product Processing on fruit wine market and prospects, high-end fruit wine processing and evaluation standards. Both sides achieved initial cooperation intents.

In the afternoon, Prof. Brigitte Laquièze had a guided tour to the grape germplasm pool and pear base of JAAS. During the tour, she spoke highly of the cultivation techniques in grape and pear.

At the end of the visit, Prof. Brigitte Laquièze expressed her wishes that JAAS and INRA should deepen mutual understanding, exchange expertise and promote cooperation in multiple areas, including grape. She is keen to work for the bilateral cooperation and make due contributions.