Chernivtsi branch of the state institution “Institute of soil protection of Ukraine”


Chernivtsi branch of the SI “Derzhgruntokhorona” implements state policy in the field of preserving, restoring and protecting soil fertility, monitoring them, improving the quality of agricultural products and raw materials.


Every year, the branch conducts an agrochemical survey of 45-47 thousand hectares of agricultural land, provides certificates on the state of soil fertility, produces agrochemical passports and cartographic material.
The Branch performs about 100 types of various analytical studies of the soil (the main ones are the degree of acidity, the content of humus, nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium), crop products. The qualitative composition of mineral and organic fertilizers is determined. Radiological and toxicological studies are conducted. The territories included in the storage of toxic chemicals are also monitored. In its work, the institution uses devices of both domestic and imported production, analytical and field work is carried out in accordance with existing methods, State Standards and SSU.
Specialists of the branch conduct research and advisory work, which is based on research and coverage of topical environmental issues of soil fertility protection and reproduction.

Chernivtsi branch of the SI “Derzhgruntokhorona” is certified in the system”Ukragrostandart”.


Information and scientific-consulting support is provided to producers of agricultural products during Regional, District seminars, meetings at the level of heads of district administrations, heads and specialists of departments of agro-industrial development, heads and specialists of agricultural formations and directly in the branch –   reports, speeches, tips, information and information-advertising bulletins, demonstration of the dynamics of changes in soil fertility on electronic media.

To form business plans for agricultural production, managers of regional and district departments are provided with newsletters of the agroecological state of soils with a complete analysis and calculations to ensure optimal nutrition conditions for agricultural plants.


Chernivtsi branch of the state institution “Institute of soil protection of Ukraine” successfully cooperates with the Department of agro-industrial development of the Chernivtsi regional state administration, the state inspectorate for Plant quarantine, Bukovyna
state agricultural Experimental station of the institute of agriculture of the Carpathian region of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the Main Department of land resources, as well as commodity producers of agricultural products of the Chernivtsi region.