September 10-12, the Institute of Shijiazhuang Fruit Tree of HAAFS held in Zhaoxian county the mid-term evaluation meeting of the national key R&D project “The integration and demonstration of technologies for reducing fertilizer and pesticides and increasing efficiency in pear and peach production” (2018YFD0201400) topic 3 “The integration and demonstration of technologies for reducing fertilizer and pesticides and increasing efficiency in pear production of North China”.
The Direstor of Forestry Technology Promotion Station of Hebei Province and others together 5 persons attended the meeting as invited evaluation experts. 30 related people participated in the meeting including the main team members of the evaluated topic and team members of other topics of the project as well as representatives of pear orchard owners.
The expert panel and participants of the meeting first visited the demonstration farms in Daan Village of Fanzhuang township and Anjiazhuang Village of Xiezhuang township, Zhaoxian county, Shijiazhuang city. By listening to the work report made by Prof. Wang Yingtao of the Institute of Shijiazhuang Fruit Tree, the panel agreed that the technical pattern of reducing fertilizer and pesticides and increasing efficiency developed by the project team has showed good effect and achieved the designed target. This research is of great significance to promote the popularization of the technology for reducing fertilizer and pesticides and increasing efficiency in pear production and to facilitate the sound development of pear industry of North China.