On April 10, the”Jiangxi Province 2021 Rice New Variety Exhibition” hosted by Jiangxi Province Rice Seed Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance and Jiangxi Agricultural University and undertaken by Jiangxi Tianya Seed Industry Co., Ltd. was held in Sanya, Hainan. Chen Jinqiao, member of the Party Group and Deputy Director of the Provincial Department of Science and Technology, attended the meeting and delivered a speech. Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Director of the China Rice Research Institute Hu Peisong and Professor Zhang Hongliang of China Agricultural University were invited to attend the meeting and give a keynote speech. The meeting was presided over by He Haohua, Vice President of Jiangxi Agricultural University .
Chen Jinqiao pointed out in his speech that the seed industry is a national strategic and basic core industry, and it is the foundation for promoting long-term stable development of agriculture and ensuring national food security. As a major food producing province in the country, our province shoulders a major responsibility for ensuring national food security. It is hoped that the member units of the Rice Seed Industry Technological Innovation Strategic Alliance will combine their own actual conditions, conduct practical investigations and research, sum up their achievements and analyze problems based on facts, choose work breakthroughs with innovative ideas, and use powerful measures to promote technological innovation to a new level. During the”14th Five-Year Plan” period, all units must always adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the implementation of the rural revitalization strategy as the command, the promotion of agricultural supply-side structural reforms as the main line, and the establishment of a market-oriented, market-oriented, A modern seed industry innovation system with enterprises as the main body, scientific research as the support, and close integration of industry, academia and research; break the bridge between basic research, applied research, and achievement transformation, and cultivate a batch of new varieties that conform to green agriculture, quality agriculture, and efficiency; Promote the high-quality development of the seed industry by leaps and bounds, comprehensively improve the scientific and technological innovation level of the rice seed industry in our province, and realize that our province is moving from a large seed industry province to a strong seed industry province.
The meeting summarized the important achievements of the rice seed industry technology innovation strategic alliance in the rice seed industry innovation in 2020. Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Jiangxi Super Rice Research and Development Center, Pingxiang City Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Jiangxi Tianya Seed Industry Co., Ltd. , Jiangxi Modern Seed Industry Co., Ltd., Jiangxi Keyuan Seed Industry Co., Ltd., Jiangxi Poyang Lake Rice Industry Co., Ltd. and other units introduced their scientific research progress, results and next steps in rice breeding. After the meeting, the participants observed 190 new rice varieties selected by 62 breeding colleges and companies.
Department’s Policy and Regulations Office, Rural Affairs Office, more than 100 representatives from more than 40 units, members of the Provincial Rice Seed Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance, and more than 40 units of rice breeding colleges and enterprises within and outside the province attended the meeting.