Tashkent hosted a festive evening dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the outstanding Uzbek scientist-breeder, creator of the unique national brand "Lemons of Uzbekistan" Zainitdin Fakhriddinov.
It was organized by the National Library named after Alisher Navoi together with the Research Center for the Chemistry and Physics of Polymers at the National University of Uzbekistan. Many famous scientists, representatives of state and public structures, veterans of various spheres of science, representatives of mass media and readers of the library took part in the evening.
In their speeches, academicians S.Rashidov, S.Gulyamov, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor S.Solikhov and others noted the important role of the scientist in the creation and advancement of lemon-growing in our country.
Within the framework of the presentation, an exhibition of lemons of "F-1 Toshkent" and "F-2 Jubilee" varieties, as well as oranges, mandarins "Uzbekiston", selected by People's Academician Zayniddin Fakhriddinov was organized.
Presentation of the book by Muhammadaziz Fakhriddinov "Features of citrus cultivation in Uzbekistan" was held.