Centre of integrated management of plant diseases

The Centre was officially opened on 20 May 2014. Its establishment was realized with the kind assistance of the US Embassy in Sofia and the financial support of ‘America for Bulgaria’ Foundation. 

The Centre offers up-to-date plant protection system in support of Bulgarian agricultural producers. The methods to be used include internet-based forecasting models, plant disease and pest development on the basis of meteorological data and mathematical models, carrying out field and laboratory studies for practical problem solving. The results are available on the Internet and quickly accessed by those interested. They are useful not only for university teachers, doctoral students and undergraduate students from the AU, but also for the agricultural producers.