Dunhuang Seed Research Institute
Dunhuang Seed Research Institute is an independent research and development institution，established by Gansu Dunhuang Seed Group Co., Ltd., specializing in R&D and innovation of new varieties and new technologies, major scientific research projects. There are 56 full-time R&D staff.
Since its establishment, Dunhuang Seed Research Institute has focused on the construction of commercial breeding system, with the goal of cultivating and innovating independent intellectual property rights and the core of research and development, established 6 breeding stations with the area of more than 1,300 mu, and established a biological breeding laboratory to carry out biological breeding through conventional breeding and biological breeding techniques; Established standardized test stations and ecological sites in the main corn producing areas of the country, forming a research and development network and test network system in the main corn producing areas of the country. In recent years, 13 new corn varieties have been examined and approved at the national and provincial levels. There are 4 Chinese varieties and 9 provincial varieties. 55 new varieties of corn are declared and advanced to participate in the 2018 national and provincial varieties. The protection of variety rights has been carried out for 52 new varieties and inbred lines.
Ju Youqian, deputy director of the Provincial Department of Science and Technology, visited the National Key Laboratory of Dunhuang Seed.
In recent years, seven local and provincial innovation platforms, such as the National Joint Engineering Laboratory for Hybrid Maize Breeding and the Ministry of Agriculture, and the Key Laboratory for Mechanized Production of Maize Varieties, the Ministry of Agriculture, and other national and provincial innovation platforms have been established. There are 44 major national and provincial-level major and key scientific research projects such as science and technology support and the 13th Five-Year Plan, including 9 national-level projects and 23 provincial-level projects, which have been national, provincial and municipal level in combination with project implementation. There are nearly 30 awards for various types, 10 patents for inventions authorized by the state, and 9 software copyrights. Specially appointed Academician Dai Jingrui of China Agricultural University as the chief expert of breeding, and established long-term and stable cooperative relations with domestic research institutes such as Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Henan Agricultural University, Shandong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, and Heilongjiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Relying on the cooperation of industry, university and research institute, an academician workstation was established in 2014, and the postdoctoral research station is also actively preparing for the formation.
The ceremony for hiring technical consultants
Academician expert workstation was established
The Dunhuang Seed Research Institute will continue to adhere to the current domestic corn market demand and the development status of Dunhuang seed, and continue to adhere to the independent selection and breeding, and comprehensively increase Breeding of varieties, speed up the process of biological breeding, increase the application and implementation of scientific research projects, and strive to promote 5-8 varieties to the market every year in the next 3-5 years, further enhance the company's core competitiveness and promote the company to develop.