UPYTĖ EXPERIMENTAL STATION
LITHUANIAN RESEARCH CENTRE FOR
AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY
Linininkų g. 3, LT-38294, Upytė, Panevėžio raj.
Number of scientific workers and doctoral students
2 scientific workers.
Fibre flax breeding, initial seed production, accumulation of genetic resources, assessment and transfer to the gene bank for storage, replenishment of the collection.
Testing of fibre plants (flax, hemp, stinging nettle etc.) cultivation and yield handling technologies (soil preparation, fertilisation, seed preparation, plant protection, harvesting, and storage).
Investigation of flax straw dew retting (mechanical, chemical, biological measures for the control of dew retting process).
Research on fibre flax physiological and morphological parameters.
Oil flax variety testing, accumulation of genetic resources, their assessment and storage.