Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Institute of Genetics, Section for Biological and Chemical Sciences
Anatol Jacota, 20, Padurii St., MD 2002, Chisinau
Tel.: 3732 770447
Fax.: 3732 556180
Sixty-eight researchers working in 11 laboratories. Research on genetic and molecular control of important crop traits for breeding applications. Collaborative research with France, Romania and Ukraine.
Laboratory of Molecular Organization of Genome and Genome Expression
Tel.: 3732 556119
Fax.: 3732 556180
Molecular mapping in tomato and maize. Well-equipped molecular genetics laboratory.
Laboratory of Instability of Genome and Gene Instability
Tel.: 3732 78269
In vitro and protoplast cultures for several crops. Somatic hybridization and genetic transformation of potato, tomato and tobacco using Bt genes (work since ceased). Study of genome structure of entomopathogenic bacteria. Maize transposon studies and marker-assisted selection. Well-equipped laboratory.
Laboratory for Natural Bioregulators
Tel.: 3732 555259
Studies on steroidal glycosides for use as crop growth stimulators and food additives (world leader). Numerous (>165) patents held. Laboratory equipped for mass and NMR spectroscopy.
Centre for Plant Genetic Resources of Moldova
Tel.: 3732 550249
Study and conservation of rare species. Micropropagation laboratory planned.
Institute of Plant Physiology
Simeon Toma, 22, Padurilor St., MD 2002, Chisinau
Tel.: 3732 555514
Fax.: 3732 550026
Research on the physiological basis of adaptation in various crop plants. In vitro facilities and associated equipment.
Biochemistry and Biotechnology Laboratory
Isolation of biologically active substances. Tissue culture of ginseng, micropropagation of walnut. Collaboration with France, Greece, the UK and the USA. Plans for creating a private enterprise Centre for Advanced Biotechnology with support from the USA.
Botanical Garden Institute, Laboratory of Embryology and Biotechnology
Alexander Cibotaru, 18 Padurii St., MD 2002, Chisinau
Carries out plant breeding. Micropropagation of several species. Meristem culture of virus-free ornamentals.
Institute of Microbiology
Valeriu Rudic, 1, Academiei St., MD 2028, Chisinau
Tel.: 3732 739878
Main research on systematics, ecology, microbial metabolism. Production of microbial enzymes and biopesticides.
Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Institute of Genetics, Section for Agricultural Sciences Institute of Plant Protection
Leonid Voloshchuc, 58, Dacia Bld., MD 2060, Chisinau
Tel.: 3732 779636
Fax.: 3732 779641
Biological control, pheromone identification. International cooperation with France, Germany and Sweden. Poorly equipped laboratories.
Institute of Maize and Sorghum
Vasile Micu, Criuleni, Pascani
Tel.: 3732 245574/1
In vitro work and ELISA certification of virus-free potato.
Institute of Vegetable Culture
Boris Boincean, 1, Calea Iesilor St., Balti
In vitro production of eggplant and pepper.
Institute of Fruit Growing
Mihai Rapcea, 14, Cotiujeni St., MD 2019, Chisinau
Tel.: 3732 764427
Fax.: 3732 774936
In vitro production of apple and cherry.
National Institute of Viticulture and Wine Making
Nicolae Ciutac, 128 Grenoble St., Chisinau
Tel.: 3732 761622
Fax.: 3732 775841
In vitro production of grapevine.