Department of Vegetable and Medicinal Plants

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Research Area

Evaluation of new cultivars and production methods improving yield and quality of vegetable crops. Storage of vegetables.

Methods of greenhouse vegetable production on different substrate types - cucumber, endive, lactuca, tomato, capsicum, eggplant, napa cabbage, Solanum muricatum Aiton.

Sensory evaluation of selected vegetable plant raw materials. Content and composition of biologically active compounds in vegetables - cucumber, endive, lactuca, cichorium, shallot, napa cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, carrot, tomato, capsicum, eggplant.

Biological aspects of development, cultivation and processing of medicinal plants with special reference to accumulation of active substances. Research on morphological, developmental and chemical variability of selected medicinal and aromatic plants.

Artemisia absinthium, Geum urbanum, Filipendulina vulgaris, Filipendula ulmaria, Prunus spinosa, Rubus idaeus, Rubus plicatus, Sanguisorba officinalis, Centaurium erythraea, Menyanthes trifoliata, Chamomilla recutita, Echinacea purpureaE. angustifolium, HierochloŽ australisH. odorata, Origanum vulgare, Satureja thymbra, Origanum majorana, Ocimum basilicum, Mentha piperita, Salvia officinalis, Hypericum perforatum, Urtica dioica.

Effect of environmental factors on yielding and synthesis and composition of essential oils, phenolic compounds and sterols.

Artemisia absinthium, Geum urbanum, Filipendulina vulgaris, Filipendula ulmaria, Rubus idaeus, Rubus plicatus, Sanguisorba officinalis, Centaurium erythraea, Menyanthes trifoliata, Hypericum perforatum, HierochloŽ australis, Echinacea purpurea, Chamomilla recutita, Rhaponticum carthamoides.

Introduction of native wild and exotic plants into cultivation. Research on the methods of medicinal plants cultivation.

Polish wild growing plants: Hypericum perforatum, Thymus serpyllum, Potentilla erecta, Origanum majorana, HierachloŽ australis.
Exotic plants: Eleutherococcus senticosus, Rhodiola rosea, Scutellaria baicalensis, Rhaponticum carthamoides.

Biology of seed production.

Origanum majorana, Capsicum annuum, Ocimum basilicum, Coriandrum sativum.

Methods of biologically active compounds isolation. Chemical composition of extracts and their biological activity.

Artemisia absinthium, Geum urbanum, Filipendulina vulgaris, Filipendula ulmaria, Prunus spinosa, Rubus idaeus, Rubus plicatus, Sanguisorba officinalis, Centaurium erythraea, Menyanthes trifoliata, Galium odoratum, Helichrysum arenarium, endive, lactuca, chicory, shalotte, carrot.

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