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13th IPI-CAU-ISSAS International Symposium opened with great ceremony held in Kunming, Yunnan province
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November 6-9, 2019, “13th IPI-CAU-ISSAS International Symposium-Potash and Polyhalite: Potassium, Sulphur, Magnesium and Calcium for Efficient Balanced Plant Nutrition” opened with great ceremony held in Kunming, Yunnan province.

Pic. 1: Opening ceremony
The symposium was organized by the International Potash Institute (IPI), China Agricultural University (CAU) and Institute of Soil Science and Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISSAS).Prof. Fusuo Zhang, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and President of the National Institute of Green Agricultural Development of China Agricultural University, was invited to serve as the Chairman in this conference. At the same time, many international well-known experts, as well as the domestic experts from soil science, plant nutrition, plant physiology, agronomy, horticulture, ecology and environment and other disciplines had been invited to present on the conference. This conference focused on the latest development of plant potassium nutrition and discussed the important role of potash and polyhalite in promoting sustainable development of agriculture. About 250 experts and industry participants attended the conference.

On the afternoon of Novem
ber 7, Prof. Chunjian Li of CAU and Deputy Director of International Magnesium Institute (IMI), delivered a speech “Application of Magnesium Fertilizer is Necessary in Chinese Agriculture”. Prof. Li
comprehensively expounded the research progress of plant magnesium nutrition from the perspective of plant magnesium nutrition physiology, pointed out the deficiency in the application of magnesium fertilizer in agricultural production, and looked forward to the application prospect of magnesium fertilizer in China's agricultural production. Besides, as the delegator of IMI,Prof. Li also introduced the development of IMI and the work and research progress in magnesium nutrition carried out by the National Magnesium Network(NMN).

Pic. 2:Prof.Chunjian Li introduces the work of IMI

Pic. 3:Prof.Chunjian Li introduces the work of IMI