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Department of Root Crops Production Technology

Mirosław Nowakowski, D.Sc.,
phone: (+48 52) 581 69 11
e-mail: m.nowakowski@ihar.bydgoszcz.pl

Laboratory of Resistance Breeding and Root Crops Production Technology (go up)

Paweł Skonieczek, Ph.D.
phone: (+48 52) 581 69 20
e-mail: p.skonieczek@ihar.bydgoszcz.pl


  • optimization of fertilization directed on getting of high sugar yield under without manure cultivation of sugar beet,
  • the effect of technologies of sugar beet cultivation and harvesting on yield and processing quality of roots,
Foliar fertilization with a plot sprayer Topped and defoliated sugar beet roots
  • the influence of the tansy phacelia cultivation and tolerant to nematodes sugar beet varieties on the population of beet cyst nematode (Heterodera schachtii),
  • the use of new varieties of white mustard as a sanitary and fertilizer factor in integrated cultivation of sugar beet and potato,
Cysts of beet cyst nematode on roots of sugar beet seedlings

Harvest of cultivars and lines of white mustard

  • monitoring of the occurrence and changes in pathogenicity of fungi causing: root rots, damping off and leaves diseases of sugar beet,
  • testing of laboratory and field germination of root crops,
  • study of selected species of C4 perennial grasses for ecological cultivation,
Strong infection of sugar beet leaves by Cercospora beticola Testing of germination of sugar beet


Laboratory for Quarantine Diseases and Pests of Potato (go up)

Teresa Pastuszewska, Ph.D.
phone/fax (+48 52) 581 69 32
e-mail: t.pastuszewska@ihar.bydgoszcz.pl


  • selected biology issues ofClavibactermichiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Cms) and epidemiology of potato ring rot,
  • evaluation of susceptibility ofpotato cultivars to infection byClavibacter michiganensis subsp.sepedonicus,
Potato tuberswith symptoms of vascular tissue infestation by Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus-different stages ofthe symptoms
  • analysis of thepathogenicityof the population ofClavibacter michiganensissubsp. sepedonicus,

Growin groom for biological tests

  • new methods ofchemical and biological inactivation of Clavibactermichiganensis subsp. sepedonicus on different surfaces; study of the effectiveness of selected disinfectants,
  • collection ofstrains of Clavibactermichiganensis subsp. sepedonicus,

Cms strains maintained by cryopreservation

  • influence of some fieldcrops varietes on concentration of potato cyst nematode population(Globodera rostochiensis) in soil,
  • fieldstudy of the effectiveness of nematicides on the potato cyst nematode population in soil.
The symptoms of Globodera rostochiensis occurrence on the experimental field (1). Cysts on potato roots (2). Globodera rostochiensis cysts with eggs and juveniles (3).
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