On September 28, 2020, Vice President Sun Shigang inspected Ningjin demonstration base on piedmont plain cereal green production, accompanied by Director Wang Guoyin of Achievement Transformation Division, Director Li Yan and Vice Director Wang Guiqi of the Institute of Cereal and Oil Crops and researchers on crop tillage and cultivation.
Li Yan briefed the overall information about the demonstration base and the on-going projects. Sun Shigang inspected the demonstration on maize new variety Jiyu 3421, Jiyu 903, Jiyu 9 and the experiments on the cropping system of optimum water consumption and fertigation technology.
Prof. Jia Xiuling mainly introduced the design thinking and progresses of crop rotation modes as maize with sweet potato, maize with soybean and maize with mung bean. President Sun fully affirmed the researches on rotation system and weeds biological control. He emphasized that rotation system of optimum water consumption and intercroping are the key measures for breaking through the constraints of water resources, improving the ecological environment and achieving green development. He expressed that in the future, we should further strengthen the support for research of ecological rotation system and intercropping pattern and improving the research on cultivation technologies of peanut, soybean, sweet potato and other crops, so as to realize the revitalization of cultivation discipline.