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Sindh Agriculture University signs agreement with Chinese Varsity for joint research

Sindh Agriculture University signs agreement with Chinese Varsity for joint research

Northwest A&F University of China will also grant fully funded scholarships to SAU Masters and Ph.D. students

From Correspondent

Tandojam, Sindh

Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam and Northwest A&F University of China have signed an online agreement for exchange and cooperation in academic and research fields.

The experts from both varsities will start research on new wheat and vegetable varieties, while Chinese University will provide scholarships to Masters and Ph.D. students at Sindh Agriculture University.

The agreement between Sindh Agriculture University and Northwest A&F University Yangling, was signed online on Wednesday January 24, 2024 by top officials of both universities and exchanged the documents.

Vice Chancellor, Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam (SAU), Dr. Fateh Marri, Dean Faculty of Crop Production Prof. Dr. Inayatullah Rajpar, Director Advanced Studies Dr. Abdul Mubeen Lodhi, Director of ORIC Prof. Dr. Tanveer Fatima and Chairman Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Dr. Shah Nawaz Marri on behalf of SAU, and on behalf of Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Vice President Prof. Jun Luo, Deputy Director, International Cooperation and Exchange Department Mr. YufengZou, Vice Dean of College of International Education Ms. Yuhuan Wang, Vice Dean of College of Life Sciences Mr. Linqiang Liu participated in the online ceremonies.

According to the agreement, both universities will focus research in the fields of horticulture, soil science, plant breeding and genetics, agricultural economics, and animal stem cells. The SAU students of agronomy, horticulture, soil sciences, and Animal Sciences fields will be selected for fully funded Masters and Ph.D. at Northwest F&A University and will be awarded scholarships.

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The research through high production technology on improved wheat commodities and business analysis will be done at the selected fields of farmers, who grow vegetables, peppers, cabbage, broccoli, radish and onion. In this context, a delegation from Northwest F&A University will visit cell laboratory and tissue culture labs to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of vegetables and implement bio-health technology for plants.

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The agreement includes establishing friendly cities between local governments and providing various training courses on basic technologies for the production of bio-healthy agricultural products between China and Pakistan; implementing excellent doctoral scholarships and post-doctoral visiting scholar programs, and establishment of China Pak Research Center for Agro-biological Resources and Joint Laboratory of Animal and Plant Stem Cell Project will also be included in the agreement.




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