The Institute of Crops
The Institute of Crops originated from the crop group set up by Jiangxi Agricultural College in 1934 and was founded as the Institute of Upland Crops in 1984, which then changed the name to Crops Research Institute of Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences in 2008. The institute is a comprehensive scientific research institution of provincial oil, coarse cereals and characteristic cash crops,and mainly engages in plant breeding, germplasm introduction and identification, green high yield and efficiency cultivation technique, basic theory and application study of oil crops such as rapeseed, peanut, soybean, sesame, etc. and coarse cereals as well as featured economic crops such as corn, sweet potato, potato, yam, edible bean , etc. Meanwhile, the institute works on experiment demonstration and promoting application for new varieties and modern production technologies of oil crops, coarse cereals and featured economic crops.
The institute has a staff of 43, 31 of them are full time professional research members,12 of them hold senior titles and 10 of them have PhD. There is a academician workstation, an expert of "Gan Po excellence 555 Project", an expert of provincial "Millions of talent projects", 2 Post Scientists and 2 integrated experiment stations’ masters of China agriculture research system, a chief expert of  rapeseed industrial technology of Jiangxi Province, and 2 people being sponsored by the “outstanding youth talent grants of Jiangxi Province”.
Research Sectors
  • Department of Oil Crops
  • Department of Crop Germplasm Innovation and Utilization
  • Department of Sesame & Corn
  • Department of Soybean
  • Department of Sweet Potato Achievements
Since the beginning of “The 12th Five-year Plan”, the institute has won 9 awards in scientific research area, including one first Prize and two third Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award of Jiangxi Province, and 3 Second Prize of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fishery Technology Improvement Award of Jiangxi Province as host, as well as one Second Prize of Agriculture, animal husbandry and fishery harvest award of the agricultural ministry, one First prize of Shennong Chinese Science and Technology Award, and one First Prize of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fishery Technology Improvement Award of Jiangxi Province as participator.
The institute has been authorized 16 national invention patents and plant new variety rights andestablished6 local standards. There are 35 crop new varieties been approved, 3 of which are national approved varieties. The institute has published 5 monographs and 98 papers in the domestic and foreign academic journals, including 3 SCI papers.
The institute has completed or undertakes more than 240 projects, including the national "863" plan, the National Natural Science Found, National Agricultural Science and Technology Achievement Transformation Fund, National Science and Technology Support plan, National Spark program and other national or above provincial-level projects. There are 7 projects sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2 Post Scientists and 2 integrated experiment stations’ masters of China agriculture research system, and a chief expert of rapeseed industrial technology of Jiangxi Province.
 
ResearchPlatform
Nanchang Branch of National Center of Oilcrops Improvement,
Jiangxi Scientific observation experiment station of crop gene resources and germplasm innovation of Agricultural Ministry,
Jiangxi Province key laboratory of oilcrops Biology,
Key Laboratory of Oilcrops of Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
 
Leadership Team
Director: Dai Xinglin
Deputy Secretary of Party & Deputy Director: Song Laiqiang
Deputy Director: Hou Longying
Deputy Director: Tang Jie
 
Contact Us
Add: No. 602, Nanlian Road, Qingyunpu District, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
Zip Code: 330200
Office Tel: 0791-87090399; 0791-87090285
Fax: 0791-87090399
 
 




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