In order to promote the achievements transformation and strengthen the technological cooperation and social influence, the Institute of Shijiazhuang Fruit Tree sent a delegation of 6 people for work visit, leading by Director Pang Zhaojin, to Cangzhou Zhongjie Industrial Zone from June 17 to 18, 2020.
The expert team firstly visited its museum to understand the Industrial Zone’s history, planning concepts and developments. Then, they investigated the fruit tree demonstration base on the orchard planting and existing problems of apricot, peach, apple and jujube, had discussions with the technicians of the orchards, showed the workers the respective pruning techniques and answered the questions in orchard management.
Zhongjie Industrial Zone locates at the less suitable production area for fruit trees with light saline clay soil and the Institute of Shijiazhuang Fruit Tree has less projects in this area. In recent years, besides jujube, the industrial zone has also begin to develop scale production of grape, pear and peach, and in urgent needs of salt-tolerant rootstock and fruit production technology.
Through this visit, the Institute of Shijiazhuang Fruit Tree and the Management Committee of Zhongjie Industrial Zone reached the cooperation consensus on demonstration base establishment and achievement transformation, and the cooperation on sorghum and oilseed rape is also involved in the discussion, which shows broad space and good prospect of cooperation.