National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine

Seminar for Farmers “Field Day 2021”

On July 7, 2021, Head of the Department of Plant Production and Variety Investigations, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences Popov Serhii Ivanovych and Head of the Laboratory of Wheat Breeding and Physiology, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences Leonov Oleh Yuriiovych participated in the seminar for farmers "Field Day" at Agricultural LLC "Novyi Sliakh", inspecting the test sites of winter crops and harvesting of early cereals. In the test sites, there were 59 winter wheat, including 42 domestic varieties bred at of different breeding centers (Odesa, Kharkiv, Kyiv, Luhansk) and 17 foreign varieties (Limagrain, RAGT , Strube, KWS [France, Germany, Czech Republic]). Winter wheat varieties bred at the Plant Production Institute named after V.Ya. Yuriev are grown in the test sites: Kharkivska Metelytsia, Haiok, Prynada, Vyhadka, Dyvo, Zdobna, Zapashna. As General Director of "Novyi Sliakh” explanationed, the purpose of their production sites was to identify varieties that best meet our conditions and technologies and can give the best yields under the worst conditions. We are waiting for the test results.