• Article 148. Search, mobilization and conservation of genetic resources of cultivated plants and their wild relatives for the purpose of study, conservation and use of biodiversity of cultivated plant forms
  • Article 150. Fundamental basics of breeding process management for developing new plant genotypes with high economically important traits of productivity, resistance to bio- and abio-stressors
  • Article 151. Theory and principles of development and formation of cultivation technologies of economically important crops for designing high productive agrophytocenoses and agroecosystems
  • Article 153. Molecular and biological and nanotechnological basis for the development of biological and chemical crop protection products of new generation to ensure their effective and safe use in the integrated plant protection systems
  • Article 139. Modern economic theory and principles of development of the agroindustrial complex of the country in the conditions of globalization and integration processes in the world economy


  • 1. Search for molecular markers of the main economically important traits of oil crops and improvement of methods of their use in breeding.
  • 2. Development of methods of mass producing of dihaploids for breeding lines of sunflower and rapeseed to develop the interlinear hybrids and producing the linear varieties of soybean, mustard, and oil flax.
  • 3. Development of donors of new economically important traits with the use of interspecific hybridization and biotechnology methods.
  • 4. Study of the racial composition of the main pathogens of oil crops and development of effective methods of evaluation and selection of resistant genotypes.
  • 5. Study of fatty acid composition of oil and other characteristics of seeds with the aim of development of hybrids and varieties of oil and essential-oil crops with new characteristics of seeds and oil for various branches of industrial use.
  • 6. Study and development of methods of increasing the efficiency of selection of oil crops plants according to their high productivity traits in agrocenoses.
  • 7. Study of biological peculiarities of oil crops to expand the area range of their cultivation, application of cultivation technology.
  • 8. Study of sunflower and rapeseed CMS types to improve the efficiency of developing high-yielding interlinear hybrids and to ensure highly profitable seed production while obtaining genetically pure seeds that meet the high requirements of State Standard for sowing qualities.
  • 9. Study of the production process of oil crops to implement the biological productivity potential of genotypes in the main production areas of the Russian Federation.
  • 10. Research, screening, breeding improvement, studying mechanisms of promising antagonist strains, and creation of a collection of non-pathogenic agricultural strains. To carry out identification and molecular marking of the collection strains.
  • 11. Development of multifunctional microbiopreparations based on live cultures of microbial antagonists and metabolites as well as the development of technologies for their production, storage, and application for plant and soil protection from pests.
  • 12. Development of biological bases of oil and essential-oil crops breeding, including research in genetics, physiology, biochemistry, immunology, botany, and agroecology.
  • 13. Development of new methods of breeding and development on their basis of highly productive, competitive, resistant to major pathogens and abiotic stressors hybrids and varieties of oil and essential-oil crops, adapted to different soil and climatic zones of the Russian Federation and meeting the requirements of production.
  • 14. Development of high-precision, environmentally acceptable, cost-effective, resource-saving technologies of primary and industrial seed production, technologies of commercial production of oil and essential-oil crops for different soil and climatic zones of the Russian Federation.
  • 15. Development of cost-effective biological and chemical means of protecting agricultural plants from pests, and diseases during plant growth and seeds during storage.
  • 16. Development and implementation of means of mechanization for cultivation, harvesting, and postharvest treatment of seeds of oil and essential-oil crops.
  • 17. Scientific support of agricultural production and oil and fat industry with modern methods and means of quality indicators control of seeds and their products, means of their methodological, software, and metrological support.