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Agricultural science and technology cooperation between Sichuan and Chongqing bears fruit

05 December 2023, China“Chuanjiang No. 1” jointly developed by Sichuan and Chongqing has filled the gap in new varieties of long-kissed rice in my country; the “Qyou 12” high-quality rice selected by the Chongqing Academy of Agricultural Sciences has been promoted and planted on more than 10,000 acres in Mianyang, Sichuan; The dual-use “Doumei No. 1” broad beans “bloomed and bore fruit” in Songpan, Sichuan… On November 24, at the “Spring Orange Capital of China”, Sichuan and Chongqing Agricultural Science and Technology Achievements Release and the 2023 Chongqing Horticultural Society Annual Meeting At the meeting, the Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the Chongqing Academy of Agricultural Sciences jointly released a selection of 100 representative agricultural scientific and technological achievements, involving grain, oil, fruits, vegetables, tea, agricultural machinery, processing, engineering and other fields. The on-site publicity was focused on 20 of the results were promoted.

“‘Q You 12’ has high yield, high amylose, and high gum consistency. It is suitable for processing rice noodles, rice noodles, jelly and other rice products. It is worth mentioning that ‘Q You 12’ new rice can be directly processed into rice products without Add any auxiliary materials and the taste will be particularly good.” At the press conference, Zhu Zichao, a researcher at the Rice Research Institute of the Chongqing Academy of Agricultural Sciences, introduced this special rice for processing rice products. This variety is currently sold in Chongqing, Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, Fujian and other places Large area planting. Especially in Mianyang City, Sichuan Province, as one of the main rice varieties for Mianyang rice noodles, “Qyou 12” has been promoted and planted in Santai County and Zitong County in the city on more than 10,000 acres.

“In response to the demand for ornamental and edible broad bean varieties in the integrated development of agriculture and tourism, we have developed a new broad bean variety ‘Dumei No. 1’ with early flowering, long flowering period, bright flowers, fragrant flowers and beautiful flowers.” Chongqing Academy of Agricultural Sciences Du Chengzhang, a researcher at the Specialty Crops Research Institute, said that this variety is suitable for planting in tourist agriculture scenarios and has been demonstrated and applied in Songpan, Sichuan, Yongchuan, Chongqing, and Chongqing Modern Agriculture High-tech Park. Not only that, focusing on the dual-purpose broad beans and peas, Sichuan and Chongqing have cooperated to demonstrate the planting of more than 1,000 varieties in the Sichuan Songpan Plateau Modern Agriculture Industrial Park, including “Jinmei” and “Dumei 1″ cultivated by the Chongqing Academy of Agricultural Sciences. No. 1”, as well as “Chuancaiwan No. 1” bred by the Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

“There is a saying that ‘if you don’t eat Jiangtuan, you don’t know the taste of fish’. The scientific name of Jiangtuan is Longbill. It is delicious and has few thorns, so it is very popular. The new variety we bred, ‘Chuanjiang No. 1’, has stable genetic traits, fast growth rate, and good specifications. It has high uniformity and can effectively improve breeding output and economic benefits.” Mou Chengyan, an expert from the Fisheries Research Institute of the Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences, said that the long-snouted catfish “Chuanjiang No. 1” is the first new aquatic species to pass the national review jointly developed by Sichuan and Chongqing. , filling the gap in new varieties of long-kissed catfish in my country, and providing strong support and guarantee for the development of the modern aquatic seed industry in the Chengdu-Chongqing economic circle.

Sichuan and Chongqing are connected by mountains and rivers, culturally connected, economically interdependent, and have similar agricultural resource endowments. “The construction of Chengdu-Chongqing modern and efficient characteristic agricultural belt is one of the important tasks in the construction of the Chengdu-Chongqing twin-city economic circle. Resource and environmental constraints in this region are tightening, agricultural modernization is not high, and there is great pressure to ensure the supply of important agricultural products. It urgently needs to rely on scientific and technological collaboration. Innovation improves the level of modern agricultural production.” said Zhang Xiong, Vice President of the Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

In November 2020, the Chongqing Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences joined forces with more than 100 agricultural units in Sichuan and Chongqing to launch the Chengdu-Chongqing Twin Cities Economic Circle Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Alliance. Since the establishment of the alliance, it has focused on the needs of the agricultural industry and focused on key tasks such as food security and self-reliance in the seed industry. Sichuan and Chongqing have jointly made efforts in scientific and technological research, achievement transformation, platform co-construction and talent training to promote science and technology to promote Chengdu and Chongqing’s modern and efficient development. The construction of characteristic agricultural belts has taken a new approach.

In the past five years, 20 Sichuan Academy of Agricultural Sciences have focused on the breeding of new varieties of major grain and economic crops in Sichuan and Chongqing, “four new” key scientific and technological research, the construction of “five good” integrated demonstration bases, and the training of high-quality agricultural talents. Affiliated units and branches have carried out nearly 60 scientific and technological cooperation projects with more than 30 Chongqing units including the Chongqing Academy of Agricultural Sciences. The total funding for the cooperation projects reached 51 million yuan. They have made remarkable achievements in collaboratively cultivating a modern industrial system and jointly building characteristic agricultural industry clusters. Eye-catching results.

Currently, Sichuan and Chongqing are working together to promote the introduction of scientific and technological achievements into villages and households, and hold influential achievement promotion meetings every year. A promotion meeting on the results of “Experts’ field drying results and farmers’ cloud selection technology” was held in Tongnan; an on-site observation meeting on Sichuan-Chongqing rice oil rotation and high-yielding and efficient planting of new high-standard farmland was held in Dianjiang; and a dual-use crop germplasm for appreciation was held in Songpan Academic seminars on resource development and utilization and forum on the integrated development of three industries in plateau ecological zones; “Agricultural experts go to the grassroots, agricultural science and technology city and state tours” were held in Shehong, Kaizhou and other places… Scientific and technological achievements continue to come out of the agricultural science compound, “Flowers of science and technology” are blooming in Sichuan and Chongqing.

“Through precise measures in extending the industrial chain, upgrading the value chain, and building the supply chain, these ‘fist’ products will drive the agricultural industry to once again achieve ‘acceleration’ in improving quality and efficiency, and help the achievement application area become a rich business, diverse function, environmentally friendly It is a display area and demonstration model that is friendly, distinctive and leading rural revitalization.” Liu Jianfei, deputy director of the Chongqing Academy of Agricultural Sciences, said that he will use this results conference as an opportunity to further strengthen and expand agricultural science and technology cooperation between Sichuan and Chongqing, and combine synergy Promote the construction of a modern industrial system as the main direction, focus on improving the quality and efficiency of agriculture, continuously strengthen scientific and technological innovation, cultivate new momentum and new advantages for the development of Sichuan and Chongqing, and promote the construction of a modern, efficient and characteristic agricultural belt in Chengdu and Chongqing to achieve leapfrog development.

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