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The member of GCCC, Prof. Wen Gang visited The Germplasm Bank of Wild Species in Kunming, Yunnan Province

 

GCCC

The member of GCCC, Researcher Wen Fang from Guilin Botanical Garden, Guangxi Institute of Botany, Guangxi Zhuangzu Autonomous Region and CAS, visited The Germplasm Bank of Wild Species (GBOWS, http://www.genobank.org/), where is in Kunming Institute of Botany, CAS, Heilongtan, Kuming, Yunnan Province, in 31st Jul., 2018. Dr. Zhang Ting, Engineer Ya Ji-Dong and the doctoral student, Mr. Cai Lei, accompanied Wen Fang visiting the living plants collection nursery in GBOWS.

At present, GBOWS already has collected the 376 copies of seeds in 31 genera and 118 speceis of Gesneriaceae. At the same time, many living plants in this family were collected and introduced, and cultivated in the nursery for the further researches.

Dr Zhang Ting said that one of the most important tasks in GBSW is to collect and conserve while serving scientific researches. Dr Wen Fang, also, deemed we should further strengthen our cooperation, and make great efforts to collect, conserve and preserve the germplasm resources of China’s Gesneriaceae. It is one pf the most important aspects of GCCC, but it is an important part of further scientific researching, publicizing and popularizing Gesneriaceae in the future. GCCC and GBOWS plan to carry out the specialized collection for Gesneriaceae seeds in Guangxi.

GCCC was vary happy to get the 47 germplasm copies/species of Gesneriaceae. Those materials cover China’s 46 species from different genera, and include living plants, leaves, stems and seeds.

GCCC thanks The Germplasm Bank of Wild Species (GBOWS), Dr. Zhang Ting, the Engineer Ya Ji-Dong and the doctoral student, Mr. Cai Lei very much!

 

图1 张挺博士(左)和温放博士(右)与活植物交换材料

Figure 1 Dr Zhang Ting (Left), Dr Wen Fang (Right) and the exchanged living plants of Gesneriaceae




图2 博士生蔡磊在甄别引种的苦苣苔科植物活体材料

Figure 2 The doctoral student, Mr. Cai Lei was checking the introduced living plants up carefully

 



图3 左起:蔡磊、温放、张挺、亚吉东在中国西南野生生物种质资源库的合影

Figure 3 Group photo in The Germplasm Bank of Wild Species, the doctoral student, Mr. Cai Lei, Dr Wen Fang, Dr Zhang Ting and the Engineer Ya Ji-Dong (From left to right)

 

 


图4 种质库库活体圃温室一角(I)

 Figure 4 The corners of nursery of The Germplasm Bank of Wild Species for living plants collection(I)

 



图5 种质库库活体圃温室一角(II)

Figure 5 The corners of nursery of The Germplasm Bank of Wild Species for living plants collection(II)