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Mei Xurong

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Director General, Department of Research Management, CAAS -Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Prof. Mei Xurong is the Director General of Department Research Management, the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS). He is the Principal Scientist in dryland agriculture and agro-ecosystem, and served as chief scientist and team leader for numbers of national research programs on dryland agriculture, water and food production, water pollution control, etc.

He has been appointed as directors in the Expert Committee on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Expert Committee on Dryland Agriculture, and the expert panel of National Mega Program for Water Pollution Control. He has published more than 150 academic papers and more than 10 books.

The studies he led on dryland agriculture were awarded 3 Prizes of National Science and Technology Progress. He was granted the government allowance, the nominee of BAI-Qian-Wan talent program, and National Outstanding Scientist.

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