Xu Weigang Inducted as CAE Academician

Source: dahe.cn | 2021-11-22 15:40

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The Chinese Academy of Engineering announced its new academicians on November 18, including Xu Weigang, a researcher at the Academy of Agricultural Sciences of Henan Province, said a source from the Association for Science and Technology of Henan Province.

Xu Weigang, one of the leaders in wheat breeding in China, has been working on wheat genetics and breeding for over 30 years and made great contributions to China's wheat production and breeding. He bred Zhengmai 9023, a high-quality strong-gluten wheat variety with the largest cultivated area for 6 consecutive years in China. (Text: dahe.cn Photo provided to dahe.cn)