Current Projects

І. PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES

  1. Breeding of new apple varieties with complex resistance to major diseases and some pests.
Team Leader:

V Dzhuvinov

Team:

H. Kutinkova
P. Gercheva
L. Nacheva

Period:
2004-2007

2. Improving the cultivars’ structure of peach, nectarine and sweet cherry through breeding and exploring the genetic resources.

 

Team Leader:

A. Zhivondov

Team:
V. Dzhuvinov
V. Bozhkova
P. Gercheva
S. Milusheva
Duration:
2004-2007

 

3. Finding, exploring, preserving and managing of new genetic resources of wild, old and local accessions of pome-fruit and stone-fruit species.

Team Leader:

V. Dzhuvinov

Team:
V. Bozhkova
A. Zhivondov
S. Milusheva
Duration:
2004-2007г

 

4. Investigation on some agrotechnical, physiological and ecological aspects of the integrated fruit production from pome-fruit species.

Team Leader:

V. Dzhuvinov

Team:

K. Koumanov
V. Arnaudov
V. Manolova
Z. Rankova
I. Terziev

Duration:
2004-2007г

 

5. Improving of walnut production in Bulgaria

Team Leader:

S.Gandev

Team:
K Koumanov
V. Arnaudov
V. Manolova
L. Nacheva
Duration:
2004-2007г

 

6. Effective and environment-friendly technologies for growing of fruit crops under microirrigation and chemigation.

Team Leader:

K. Koumanov

Team:
K. Kolev
Zh. Rusalimov
Z. Rankova
S. Milusheva
I. Tsareva
Duration:
2007-2008г

 

7. Assessment of new genetic resources of plum, cerry plum and apricot, and breeding of plum cultivars of marketable quality – resistant to plum pox virus and other biotic and abiotic factors.

Team Leader:

V. Bozhkova

Team:

A.Zhivondov
P. Gercheva
L. Nacheva
S. Milusheva

Duration:
2007-2010г

 

8. Architecture of intensively grown cherry trees under different cultivar/rootstock combinations.

Team Leader:

K. Kolev

Team:
V.Dzhuviov
M. Gospodinova
Zh. Rusalimov
K. Koumanov
V. Manolova
Z. Rankova
I. Tsareva
Duration:
2007-2010г

 

9. Developing of an in-vitro technology for propagation of certified planting material of pear and apricot. Studying the behavior of own-rooted cultivars in the nursery and the orchard. 

Team Leader:

K. Kornova

Team:

S. Popov
Z. Rankova
S. Milusheva

Duration:
2007-2012г

 

ІІ. PROJECTS FUNDED WITH PRIORITY BY THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY

1. Exploration of the opportunities for improving of the employment in the regions of Eastern Rodopi and North-Western Bulgaria through establishing pilot plantations of perennial crops (orchards and vineyards)

Team Leader:

A. Zhivondov

Team:
V. Dzhuvinov
V. Bzhkova
K. Kolev
K. Koumanov
V. Manolova
V. Arnaudov
S. Gandev
S. Popov
Z. Rankova
Duration:
2006–2007

 

ІІІ. PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY
1. PROGRAM SAPARD: Courses in Sector C 05 “Perennial Crops – orchards, vineyards and soft-fruit plantations”
Duration: 2007

ІV. PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE

1. СС-1410 Effective and environment-friendly management of water and agro-chemicals under microirrigation and fertigation

Team Leader:

Kouman Koumanov

Team:

K. Kolev
Z. Rankova
S. Milusheva
I. Tsareva
A. Matev – Agricultural University, Plovdiv

Duration:
2004-2007г.