Assoc. Dr. Awais KHAN visited Fruit Institute between 18-21 June. KHAN was informed about our Institute's research subjects, infrastructure and the studies carried out. The researcher, who has been working on the mechanisms of resistance to fire blight and black spot diseases, genetic, genomic and genetic diversity, as well as rapid detection of diseases, pathogen identification and phenotyping, made a presentation to the Institute personel about these subjects. Visits were also made to the orchards, Ana Fruit plant company and Rose oil cooperative (Gülbirlik) in Eğirdir, Senirkent towns and Isparta. On June 22, he and our staff visited General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies General Manager Dr. Metin TÜRKER, Deputy General Manager İlhan AYDIN and Head of Horticulture Department Dr. Gökhan KIZILCI and future meetings wiil be planned for the development of future cooperation.