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About Institute ::

Research Institute of Vegetable Crops (RIVC) is the main research unit in Poland developing scientific and practical base for vegetable crops production both in the field and under covers as well as mushrooms cultivation. The Institute in Skierniewice was established in 1964 on the base of previously existing research unit called Department of Vegetable Crops belonging to the Institute of Cultivation, Fertilization and Soil Science in Pulawy (1957-1964). Most of research and development works carried out at RIVC is related to priority areas of agricultural research defined by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Developments. Major areas of research activity concern genetic, plant breeding and biotechnology, vegetable production both in the field and under covers as well as mushrooms growing, plant protection against pests, diseases and weeds, storage technology, vegetable quality and nutritional value evaluation.
Management of our Institute is located in old Palace, former residence of Polish primate and later of Russian tsars. The Palace settlement in Skierniewice has a very high historical value for Polish culture.