Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy

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Institute of Agrobiotechnology


Adress: 127550, Moscow, Timiryazevskaya str., 49, Building 6
+ 7 499 976-14-57, 976-12-80
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Boris A. Borisov, Prof. Dr. Sci

Training at the Faculty is provided by 12 Departments:

  • Agricultural and Biological Chemistry, Radiology and Vital Activity Security
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering Chemistry
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Melioration, Land Development and Forestry
  • Soil Science, Geology and Landscape Science
  • Soil management and field research methods
  • Plant production and Meadow cultivation
  • Plant physiology
  • Genetics, Biotechnology, Breeding and Seed Breeding of Field Crops
  • Plant protection
  • Meteorology and climatology

Practical training is provided by several research laboratories, including the laboratory of agricultural chemistry, laboratory of agricultural soil science, laboratory of agro-ecology, center of soil-ecological research, laboratory for the complex analysis of organic compounds, laboratory of nuclear technology in agriculture, laboratory of forestry, and laboratory of microelements and regulation of mineral nutrition with the use of polymers, the Plant Breeding Station, Precision Farming Center, Laboratory of Microclonal Plant Reproduction, Field Plant Station, Molecular Biotechnology Center, Plant Protection Station, Observatory and the Sport Turf Grass Center.

Training is provided by highly-skilled faculty members, including 2 academicians of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1 corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 36 professors, 72 associate professors and senior lecturers, 24 assistant professors and 38 research workers.

The main research areas of the Faculty:

  • problems of land recovery from radioactive and heavy metal contamination and chemical pollution;
  • problems of ecologically safe production and work safety at agro-industrial enterprises;
  • agro-ecological land expertise;
  • optimization of plant mineral nutrition;
  • recultivation of degraded areas and recycling of solid and liquid waste;
  • soil and water conservation in rural areas;
  • integrated water resources management;
  • drainage and irrigation systems;
  • ecological and biological farming;
  • precision farming;
  • improvement of plant productivity in various agricultural systems;
  • increasing the productivity of forage lands;
  • developing methods of forage conservation and storage;
  • developing technologies for creation and management of turf grasses;
  • cytogenetic research of field crops - genetics and cytological engineering, biochemical mechanisms of plant resistance to stresses, molecular biotechnology, plant biochemistry and regulation of plant vegetation processes;
  • plant protection research - physiology of pests and diseases, ecological and genetic structure and dynamics in pest populations and development of an integrated plant protection system.

M. Sc. programs

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