KIS carries out basic, applied and developmental research, advising, studies and laboratory service, supervision and verification of quality of agricultural products and products used for agriculture, publication of findings and results of research, expert and control work. The work of KIS is based on expert examinations, monitoring and systematic research and is based on three main segments: diagnosis (viruses, bacteria, fungi, insects and nematodes), support to official organ (Phytosanitary Administration of Republic of Slovenia, PARS) and forecasting and warning service for pests and diseases. In addition to the work done for PARS, basic and applied research work on the field of plant pathology is performed in the frame of national and international projects.


Gregor UREK
KMETIJSKI INSTITUT SLOVENIJE Agricultural institute of Slovenia Hacquetova ulica 17 SI-1000 Ljubljana SLOVENIA
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/ 2007-2013) under the grant agreement n°265865- PURE