Preservation, evaluation and utilization of plant genetic resources (e.g. local - domestic varieties), creation - promotion of new varieties and species with improved yield, quality and adaptability. Research based on arable crops, vegetables, aromatic and medical plants and indigenous plants of Greek flora, fruit and nut trees.
Genetic improvement through breeding and cultivation practices of fodder and legumes. Genetic improvement through breeding, physiology, nutrition and protection of: olive tree, grapevine, vegetable crops, floricultural plants, citrus and subtropical plants.
Evaluation of hydroponic systems and respective substrates, design of improved cultivating systems emphasizing on organic production practices, water resources management, utilization of organic humic substrates from waste residues of municipal and agro- industrial origin.
Developing of up-to-date systems for plant protection, detection, diagnosis and control of pests and diseases of crops, by incorporating novel technologies in conventional approaches.
Institute of Γενετικής Βελτίωσης & Φυτογενετικών Πόρων (Θεσσαλονίκη)
Tel.: 2310 471110, e-mail: , website: http://www.cerealinstitute.gr/index.php/el/
Department of Φυλλοβόλων και Οπωροφόρων Δένδρων (Νάουσα)
Tel.: 23320 43343, e-mail: , website: www.pomologyinstitute.gr
Institute of Βιομηχανικών & Κτηνοτροφικών Φυτών (Λάρισα)
Tel.: 2410 671290,671300, e-mail: , website: http://www.ismc.gr
Institute of Olive Tree, Subtropical Crops and Viticulture (Chania Crete)
Tel.: 28210 83410, e-mail: , website: http://www.nagref-cha.gr
Department of Viticulture, Vegetable Crops, Floriculture and Plant Protection (Heraclion Crete)
Tel.: 2810 302300 , e-mail: , website: http://www.nagref-her.gr