Scientific and Technical Innovation Forum on Cereals and Groats under the Initiative “One Belt, one Road”
On November 8, 2021, the "Science and Technology Innovation Forum on Cereals and Groats under the Initiative “One Belt, one Road” was held under the Belt and Road Initiative, which was organized by the Northwest University of Agriculture and Forestry of the People's Republic of China. On the occasion of the pandemy, the forum was held online and offline. More than 80 participants from the Shaanxi Provincial Science and Technology Association, the Shaanxi Crop Science Society, and the Northwestern University of Agriculture and Forestry took part in the forum from the Chinese side. From the Ukrainian side, scientists of the Plant Production Institute named after V.Ya. Yuriev of National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine took part.
At the opening ceremony, Viktor Kuzmych Riabchun, Deputy Director for Research with Plant Genetic Resources, made a greeting and briefly presented the directions and results of the activities of the Plant Production Institute named after V.Ya. Yuriev. At the sectional session, the Leading Researcher Olga Vikentiivna Gorlacheva made a report on the topic “Results in proso millet breeding in Ukraine”. The Head of the Laboratory for wheat breeding and physiology, Oleg Yuriyovich Leonov, shared with the participants the results of his work on the topic “Winter Wheat Breeding in Plant Production Institute for grain quality”. The leading researcher Antonina Aleksandrovna Vasilenko spoke about the results of her research “Determination of pea starting material heat resistance by thermotest laboratory method”.
Participation in the International Scientific and Technical Innovation Forum was very useful for the both sides in terms of the exchange of scientific information, establishment of scientific contacts and the strengthening of international cooperation.