Chinese delegation consisting of Huang Xutang, Zhang Ming, Guan Fengzhi and Wang Wenjun visited Oil Crops Department in the period 23-30 June 2014, within the bilateral cooperation project between Republic of Serbia and People’s Republic of China, titled „Development and implementation of new sunflower genotypes by exchange of genetic materials and the improvement of existing technologies“.
On Tuesday, 24 June 2014, Head of Oil Crops Department, Dr. Vladimir Miklič gave a welcome speech to a Chinese delegation. After that, Zhang Ming introduced everyone to Heilongjiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and Dr. Sreten Terzić, Dr. Sandra Cvejić, Dr. Nada Hladni and Dr. Milan Jocković gave their presentations.
On the following day the Director of Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Dr. Jegor Miladinović, and Assistant Director for Science, Dr. Dragana Miladinović, greeted everyone. After that, guests visited Laboratory for Seed Testing and Laboratory for Soil and Agroecology. Also, they visited Seed Distribution Centre “NS SEME”, Processing Centre and they were introduced to work programme of Oil Crops Department.
Plant genetic material was exchanged and the agreement was made on setting up joint experiments in the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Serbia.