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Department of Soil Water Resources

The main task of “Soil and Water Resources Department” is to conduct research on soil and water aimed at maintaining and improving their quality so that they can perform their functions, particularly those related to sustainable agricultural production and the quality of the environment. At the same time as the Institution belongs to the Ministry of Agriculture, it provides services in the agricultural sector addressed services and agencies or directly to farmers.

Department of Crop Production

The Plant Production Dpts’ main role is to design, organize and conduct the breeding and agronomy national research in legumes and industrial crops. One of the main activities is applied breeding research programs for the development of new varieties in industrial, fodder crops and pulses.

Department of Plant Protection Patra

The objectives of the Division are the study of pathogens and enemies of the economically significant crops of the mainland of Southern Greece and Ionian islands, the creation or/and improvement of methods of pathogens detection and spreading.

Department of Plant Protection Volos

Research to subjects concerning the protection of plants from biological agents which reduce the production and the quality of agricultural products. It includes the study of pests, diseases and weeds in crops and the facing them. Finding innovations to increase production and improve the quality of agricultural products.

Cotton Quality Control Center, Classification & Standardization

The Center is responsible for the implementation of cotton Standardization and Classification – in the country with modern methods and international standards, arbitration in the fields that the Centre is accredited, building a database for the quality of Greek cotton etc.

News / Announcements

Thursday, 18 May 2023 > News / Announcements
Plant molecular biology position with emphasis on RNAi in the Institute of Industrial and Forage Crops of ElGO-DIMITRA funded by HORIZON EUROPE (project RATION, https://www.ration-lrp.eu/). For ...
Friday, 28 January 2022 > News / Announcements
IOBC-WPRS Meeting 2022 on Citrus Pests, Diseases and Weeds: ‘Integrated Control in Citrus Fruit Crops’, 4-6th of April 2022, Nafplio, Greece On behalf of the International Organization for ...
Monday, 20 November 2017 > News / Announcements
After Professor’s Dr. Zhenqui Hu of the China University of Mining and Technology-CMUT (Beijing) invitation, the Director of the Institute Dr. Christos Tsadilas visited China, in the aims of ...
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 > Plant Protection Department Announcements (Volos)
Recent activities Monitoring of the resistance to insecticides in populations of insect pests (aphids, lepidoptera, fruitflies) – Bioassays and molecular diagnostics Development of bioassays with ...
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 > Soil Water Resources Announcements
Υπεγράφη στις 26.08.2014 από τον Υπουργό ΠΕΚΑ κ. Γ. Μανιάτη η Υπουργική Απόφαση με την οποία εγκρίνεται (και τίθεται σε ισχύ) η Εθνική Στρατηγική για τη Βιοποικιλότητα.Δείτε το σχετικό Δελτίο Τύπου ( ...
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 > Soil Water Resources Announcements
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 > Soil Water Resources Announcements


Contact Us


  • Address : 1, Theofrastou str. – P.C 41335 LARISSA
  • Email : gramateia@nagref.gr
  • Tel : 2410 671290, 671300
  • Fax : 2410 671321

Institute of Industrial & Forage Plants

Some of the main objectives of the Hellenic Agricultural Organization DEMETER is the development or/and support of actions that aim to modernize and develop the agricultural sector of the country, the improvement of the productive procedures, the reinforcement of the competiveness.

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