Hunan was approved to build the National Saline-Alkali Tolerant Rice Technology Innovation Center
By: Date: 2021-03-31 Categories: foodtechnology Tags: ,
  Recently, the Ministry of Science and Technology approved the construction of a national salt-tolerant rice technology innovation center in Hunan. This is one of the first three national technology innovation centers in the agricultural sector in the country to start construction.
  The National Salt-Alkali Tolerant Rice Technology Innovation Center is composed of the Hunan Hybrid Rice Research Center as the main body, and is jointly established by Hainan University, Qingdao Sea Rice Research and Development Center Co., Ltd. and other units, gathering Guangdong Ocean University, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Yuan Longping Agriculture Collaborative construction of 11 superior scientific research institutions and leading enterprises such as High-Tech Co., Ltd. The center will focus on key technologies such as key technologies for utilization of heterogeneity of saline-alkali-tolerant rice, mining of saline-alkali-tolerant germplasm functional genes and its molecular breeding technology, and supporting application technologies for new varieties of saline-alkali-tolerant rice, and build a perfect scientific research platform and R&D system. Form the source supply of major key technologies.
  The construction of the center is important for thoroughly implementing the important speech of General Secretary Jinping and the spirit of the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Party, implementing the strategy of “hiding grain on the ground, storing grain on technology”, and ensuring national food security and ecological security. Strategic and practical significance.