Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Agrarian Chamber of the Czech Republic


On the 16th October 2018, the auditory of our Institute hosted a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Agrarian Chamber of the Czech Republic. Mr. Ing. Zdeněk Jandejsek, CSc., President of the AC CR, chaired the meeting. Mr. Ing. Kumar PhD., the director of the Institute, greeted the members of the Board and informed the guests about the funding of agriculture research in the Czech Republic. RNDr. Madaras and Ing. Klír outlined the importance of the CRI research for the practical life.
Following the meeting of the board, the guests had an opportunity to practically enjoy an exhibition of the Institute’s research activities:
Ing. Růžek and Ing. Menšík PhD. presented new technologies for tillage that had won a number of awards. Members of the Gene Bank and Plant Genetics and Breeding Methods teams presented new varieties of grain that had been bred in our Institute as well as some of the products made of them. Ing. Janovská PhD. enabled the guests to have a close look of the Gene bank. Dr. Krejzar drew attention to the plant protection against bacteria pathogens. Dr. Žabka presented the outcomes of the team of the Secondary Plant Metabolites in Plant Protection. Dr. Lukáš showed the guests how drones are employed in agriculture.

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