ARMENIA West Asia
ARMENIA West Asia ARMENIA (West Asia)
 
ARMENIAN AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE
 
Mail address 74 Teryan St., Yerevan 375009
Telephone +7 (885) 524-541

Sponsorsing agency Ministry of Agriculture
Nature National government
Mission Research, extension, instruction
Financial suport State financing
Working languages Armenian
Scope of interest Agronomy, economics, mechanization of agriculture,
hydromelioration, wine technology, preserving technology, grain technology,
forestry
 
Research program
Subjects Synthesis and testing of new pesticides, development of new grapes and
cereals, study otf wild wheats of Armenia, improvement of growing technology
of crops and cereals, study of new fodder crops, use of solar energy in
agriculture
Status Ongoing
Findings Development of "Fenagon" and "Metazin" herbicides, 9 sorts of grapes, 3
snrts of barley, wheat and triticale, agent "Complexon" for cloroz plant disease
 
Internal Organization
Chief official Prof. Michael Gulkhasian, Rector
Divisions Faculties of: (l) Agronomy, (2) (Rural) Agricultural Economics,
(3) Mechanization of Agriculture, (4) Hydromelioration
Division heads Deans: (l) Dr. Hovhannes Shahinian, (2) Dr. Gerasim Davtian,
(3) Prof. Henric Sargsian, (4) Prof. Sargis Kazarian
Professional staff 240
Total staff 700
 
Facilities
Office 120 offices and laboratories
Library 400,000 volumes
Subcenters Training arnd Research Farm 30 km from Yerevan, District of
Echmiadzin, Voskehat Village
Exchange fácilities Available and desirable
 
Publications
Serials Newsletters in Armenian, resumé in Russian
Other Texts, handbooks, maps
Publications list Available
 
History
Established in 1930 as Agricultural Institute, Yerevan; renamed in 1932