Recently, the on-the-spot observation meeting of leek green production technology, sponsored by the Institute of Vegetables and Medicinal Herbs, was held in Wuyi County of Hengshui City and Nangong County of Xingtai City.
The meeting was hosted by Geng Baojin, Vice-director of the Institute of Vegetables and Medicinal Herbs and more than 60 people participated in the meeting. The participants were related personnel from the Bureau of Agricultural and Rural Affairs of Wuyi County, Nangong County and Dingzhou city and the leek growers. The technical persons from Institute of Vegetables and Medicinal Herbs of HAAFS and Institute of Plant Protection of HAAFS also attended the meeting.
At the meeting, scientific and technological experts, experienced leek growers, enterprises and cooperatives personnel exchanged ideas on the development of leeks. Professor Geng Baojin introduced in detail the key points of summer leek management and gave on-the-spot guidance on the green cultivation and management technology of the leek.
Song Jian, Associate Professor of the Plant Protection Institute of HAAFS, explained the film-mulching sunshine high-temperature extermination technique and green biological control technique for leek maggots, which directly improved the local growers’ field management level and achieved expected demonstration effects.
Later, the participants went to Nangong County to have observed the resource-saving yellow leek production facilities designed and guided by the Institute of Vegetables and Medicinal Herbs. There they learned the summer yellow leek production mode and exchanged information and experience about its production technology.
The participants agreed that the demonstration bases in Wuyi County and Nangong County applied the green and biological control technologies, the transformation effects of scientific research achievements were very significant, which created the characteristic agriculture in their respective counties, realized supply-side reform and pointed out the directions for the sustainable development of agriculture.
The holding of this observation meeting further exerted the exemplary role of the transformation base for scientific research achievements, and reflected the role of technical radiation of the cooperative base, promoted the income increase of farmers and achieved good demonstration effect.