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

Zaporizhia branch performs about 130 types of various analytical studies of soil, crop products, feed, raw materials and irrigation water.

The sowing qualities of seeds of various crops, as well as the quality indicators of water used for agricultural needs, are determined. Quality control of agrochemicals (mineral and organic fertilizers), diagnostics of mineral nutrition of plants is carried out. Radiological and toxicological studies are conducted.

The branch annually conducts an agrochemical survey on 300 thousand hectares. agricultural land, certification of 3.5-4.5 thousand land plots, provides an agrochemical passport and certificates on the state of soil fertility, produces cartographic material and is the land certification body of the region.

According to the results of analytical studies, 40-50 thousand tons of crop products are certified annually. Plant and soil diagnostics are performed. Based on the results of which calculations of the need for mineral fertilizers for the planned harvest and recommendations for their use are provided.

Specialists of the branch conduct scientific research in the network of monitoring sites and monitoring of agricultural surface water.

Zaporozhye branch of the SI “Derzhgruntokhorona” is accredited in the system “Ukragrostandard”.

According to scientific achievements, the branch participates in seminars, meetings, scientific and practical conferences held within the framework of regional programs and outside the region.

The main activity is agrochemical certification of land, which is part of monitoring land productivity.

The result of scientific and practical activity of the branch’s specialists is the writing of Scientific Reports, publication of articles, methodological recommendations, collections, booklets, brochures.

Zaporizhia branch of the state institution “Institute of soil protection of Ukraine” fruitfully cooperates with the Zaporizhia regional state administration, the Department of agro-industrial development of the Zaporizhia regional state administration, the state Department of environmental protection in the Zaporizhia region, the state enterprise “Zaporizhia Institute of land management”. State Inspectorate of Agriculture of Ukraine, Institute of Agriculture of the steppe zone of the National Academy of Sciences.