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Research Laboratory of Economic Characteristics of Plant Varieties

Economic Characteristics of Plant Varieties

The analysis of economic characteristics of plant varieties by the "Research Laboratory of Economic Characteristics of Plant Varieties" has been conducted since 2012 following the Regulation No.518 of the Cabinet of Ministers. The analysis of economic characteristics of plant varieties is performed in the following institutions:

  • LLU Training and Research Farm "Pēterlauki";
  • LLU “Research Institute of Agronomy”;
  • LLU Training and Research Farm "Vecauce";
  • "Institute of Agricultural Resources and Economics"
  • Viduslatgale Professional Secondary School and Training Centre "Višķi".

The aim of the analysis of economic characteristics of plant varieties is to identify:

  • productivity of a variety, its biological characteristics, the resulting product quality, differences in chemical and technological properties in relation to the standard variety, resistance to diseases and pests, as well as other economically important characteristics;
  • suitability of varieties for growing in agro-climatic conditions of Latvia.