Areas of activity:

  • Ecology and genetic resources;
  • Physiology of perennial grasses and forage legumes;
  • Breeding of perennial grasses and forage legumes;
  • Plant protection;
  • Technologies for seed production of perennial grasses and forage legumes;
  • Technology of permanent grasslands;
  • Technology of temporary grasslands;
  • Grassland utilization by grazing;
  • Mechanization of grassland farming;
  • Biochemistry and feed quality, feed preservation methods;
  • Statistical analysis, simulation and modelling of grassland phenomena.

  • General tasks and functions of the institute are made primarily by:

                 a. Research and development activities:

    a) within the National Plan for Research-Development and Innovation;
    b) for carrying out sectoral plans and core programs;
    c) within the international R&D programs;
    d) research - development in biotechnology;
    e) research - development in other natural sciences and engineering;
    f) other activities of scientific research and technological development;
    g) collaboration with beneficiaries from the country and abroad.

                 b. Activities related to the research-development activity, carried out in its own field of activity:

    a) participation in the elaboration of the national strategy for pastures;
    b) professional training and specialization;
    c) consultancy and specialized assistance;
    d) editing and printing of specialized publications;
    e) services;
    f) technological transfer;
    g) making unique and small series, within the activity of micro production;
    h) activities of internal trade and import-export related to its object of activity, according to the law.