The department of sunflower

Dr. Yakov N. Demurin

Head of the Department of sunflower,
Doctor of biological sciences, Professor

Tel: (861) 274-55-94
Fax: (861) 254-27-80

The department of sunflower was created in 2014 as a result of an intergration of some institute's departments with purpose to improve and perfect the works on development both biological principles of sunflower breeding on yield, immunity, and seeds quality and development of competitive sunflower varieties and hybrids of actual breeding directions.

The department consists of five laboratories: two of them are of breeding direction - the laboratory of sunflower OP varieties breeding and the laboratory of sunflower hybrids breeding and three of them are of theoretical direction - the laboratory of immunity and molecular labeling, the laboratory of genetics and the laboratory of biochemistry.