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BISAB TAKES ANOTHER IMPORTANT STEP IN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

           BISAB TAKES ANOTHER IMPORTANT STEP IN INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

 

The Plant Breeders Union of Turkey initiates another remarkable cooperation study addressing the seed sector.  The delegation composed of the Plant Breeders Union of Turkey, Chairman of the Board, Assoc. Prof .Yalçın Kaya and Board Members Büşra Yapıcı, Mete Murat Şölen, Mehmet Hüsemoğlu , Secretary General Mustafa Akın and Mersin Alata Horticulture Research Station Manager Dr. Davut  Keleş paid a visit to the World Vegetable Research Center (AVRDC)  in Tainan, Taiwan. 

       A cooperation agreement was also signed during this visit, which would make great contributions to the variety development and educational studies of persons and institutions acting in the field of vegetable production in our country. In addition to the cooperation in vegetable research and variety development in general terms; joint studies are planned in the field of genetic material exchange, the use of biotechnological methods in vegetable breeding, integrated natural resources management, capacity building and education, thanks to this agreement. At this congenial visit, the delegation made a tour around the laboratories, gene banks, and experimental areas of AVRDC; and experts informed the participants regarding the studies performed. In the meantime, a presentation was made on the structure of the seed sector in Turkey as well as the activities of BISAB. As is known, BISAB previously signed a similar cooperation agreement with Martonvasar Agricultural Research Institute in Hungary on Wheat and Maize research.

Draft_MOU_AVRDC_Turkish Plant Breeders Union_2015 (PH)

 

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