Chinese, Pakistani scientists co-work in wheat molecular breeding.

BEIJING -- :The 1st annual meeting of China-Pakistan Joint Lab on Wheat Molecular Breeding has been successfully held in Beijing recently.

Six senior wheat scientists from Pakistan were invited to China for a 10-day training and attended the meeting.

During the visit, the Pakistani researchers held meeting with senior Chinese scientists and paid visits to wheat production system - in three different Chinese provinces - including national and provincial wheat research programs of China, farmers' fields and China's corporate farming system.

The Science and Technology Wing of the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing facilitated the visit and provided logistic support.

" The collaboration is expected to develop new wheat varieties with high yield and disease resistance and to enhance the capacity of wheat breeders and technical staff," Khan Muhammad Wazir, Science and Technology Counsellor at the Pakistani Embassy in...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT