Yunnan Province held the Commendation Conference of Provincial May 1 Labor Medal Award to celebrate the "May Day" International Labor Day on April 26. Prof. Yu Diqiu of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) was one of the winners of honorary title of “the May 1st Labor Medal of Yunnan Province”.
May 1st Labor Medal is an honor given by Yunnan Provincial Federation of Trade Unions to advanced workers who have made great contributions to economic construction and social development of Yunnan.
Prof. Yu Diqiu is currently a research scientist and doctoral supervisor of XTBG. In recent years, he has published more than 60academic papers in such prestigious journals as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), Plant Cell, Plant Physiology, Plant Journal, Molecular Plant, etc.
He has also cultivated a batch of young researchers. Some of the young researchers have become principal investigators of XTBG.
He is now engaged in transferring research results into production, especially on rice in Yunnan.
Yu DIqiu at the awarding ceremony
Yu Diqiu speaks at the awarding ceremony
Yu Diqiu study rice in the field
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China
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