The statutory researches performed by the Institute of Plant Protection – NRI aim at supporting the activities of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the scope of the priority tasks and at supporting of agricultural sciences in the scope of plant protection (mainly field crops), as well as at improving the competitiveness of the Polish agriculture by:
In the last years of the activities of IPP – NRI, there has been a significant increase of the number of research cases on the new diagnostics methods in plant protection with the application of modern tools of molecular biology. The result of these activities is a great progress in the publishing and implementation activities, improvement of the qualifications and education of the new scientists and research employees, as well as the number of the registered patents. The data presented above constitute measurable evidence conforming the development of the Institute. Its scientific value is reflected in the numerous publications. In year 2017, 67 publications were presented in journals with high impact factor (IF). Besides, 45 scientific publications were cited in part B of the list of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, 13 scientific monographs, about 120 work pieces from conferences and about 150 popular science publications. The gained patents of the Institute prove its innovation. In the last four years, the Institute has received 30 domestic and two international patents. Most of them concern new formulations of plant protection products, as well as food detergents.