Instytut Ochrony Roślin - Państwowy Instytut Badawczy


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Head of the Department:
Asst. Prof. Roman Kierzek, Ph.D.
phone: +48 61 864 9059

Scientists, engineers and technicians

Ass. Prof. Roman Krawczyk, Ph.D.
phone: +48 61 864 9141

Ass. Prof. Kinga Matysiak, Ph.D.
phone: +48 61 864 9129

Sylwia Kaczmarek,  Ph.D.
phone: +48 61 864 9162

Krystyna Miklaszewska, M.Sc.
phone: +48 61 864 9088

Adam Paradowski, Eng.
phone: +48 61 864 9088

Marta Dubas, M.Sc.
phone: +48 61 864 9086

Mateusz Szymańczyk, M.Sc.
phone: +48 61 864 9086

Mr. Ryszard Płotkowiak
phone: +48 61864 9163

Mr. Michał Wiśniewski
phone: +48 61 864 9083

Mr. Wojciech Skrzypiński
phone: +48 61 864 9083

Range of research activities

  • Development of programmes for weed control in agricultural crops.

  • Development of programmes for weed control in minor crops.

  • Optimization of chemical weed control of agriculture crops.

  • Development of weed control strategies for integrated and organic farming plant production systems.

  • Evaluation of the influence of adjuvants on efficacy and selectivity of herbicides.

  • Studies on biology and infestation of weeds as a consequence of climatic changes and diverse cultivation techniques.

  • Studies on the use of allelopatic potential  of plants.

  • Studies on resistance of weeds to herbicides.

  • Studies on the biological aspects of application of plant growth regulators including retardants and bioregulators in agricultural crops.

  • Combined use of herbicides with other plant protection products and fertilizers.

  • Evaluation of the influence of plant protection techniques and properties of  application liquid on efficacy of plant protection treatments.

  • Research on alternative methods of weed control in agricultural crops.

Major accomplishments

  • Development of weed control technology in sugar beet through the use of split-dose applications.

  • Development of guidelines for the use of reduced doses of herbicides in spring cereals.

  • Development of guidelines for efficient weed control in maize crops through the use of innovative technologies for chemical application

  • Development of programmes for chemical protection of minor crops.

  • Development of technologies for the use of adjuvants in herbicide treatments.

  • Implementation of combinations in the use of plant growth regulators in cereals.

  • Participation in the development of programmes for integrated plant protection in agricultural crops.

  • Monitoring of invasive weeds throughout Poland.

  • Identification, biology, and development of programmes for the control of wind-grass (Apera spica-venti) biotypes resistant to herbicides from ASL group.

  • Participation in national programs to enhance quality control of spray application regimes

  • Implementation of programs for the selection of application systems with the use of various plant protection products.

  • Implementation of the programme “ DSS Herbicide – Joint use of Danish Decision Support System (DSS) for minimizing outflows the term outflow of herbicides” with financial support  of the EU Regional Development Fund within the framework of the South Baltic Cross-border Cooperation Programme for 2007-2013.

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