August 28, 2020, Prof. Duan Changqing of China Agricultural University, chief scientist of the National Grape Industry Technology System, payed a visit to the Institute of Changli Fruit Tree.
The Institute Director Yan Xiguang gave an introduction on the institute’s science and technology innovation and technical service. Vice Director Zhao Shengjian, post scientist of the grape industry technology system, reported the progress of his team in the evaluation and innovation of germplasm resources, creation of multi-resistant rootstocks, breeding of new varieties, and establishing of demonstration bases.
Prof. Duan Changqing tasted the Guang series varieties developed by the institute including Chunguang, Miguang, Baoguang, Cuiguang, and the newly achieved Golden Honey and Goddess Finger. He highly affirmed the work of the research team and gave guiding suggestions on the institute’s 14th five year plan.
Prof. Wang Jun and Prof. Pan Qiuhong of China Agricultural University, post experts of the National Grape Industry Technology System accompanied on the visit.