The Tambov Governor has proposed to create a Federal center for horticulture

The Tambov Governor has proposed to create a Federal center for horticulture


The head of administration of the Tambov region Alexander Nikitin has put forward the initiative about creation in the region by the Federal scientific centre “gardening. Healthy eating” named after Ivan Michurin, said the representative of the press service of the regional administration.

TAMBOV, on 22 Oct. The head of administration of the Tambov region Alexander Nikitin has put forward the initiative about creation in the region by the Federal scientific centre “gardening. Healthy eating” named after Ivan Michurin, said the representative of the press service of the regional administration.

“The Governor of the oblast during a working meeting with Russian presidential aide Andrei Fursenko discussed the prospects of this project in the Tambov region”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

In Michurinsk the Tambov region is the country’s only science city of the agricultural sector, the region has research institutions for the production of quality seed and planting material, use of modern agricultural machinery, development of new types of products, functional and health purposes.

As noted in the press service, in the country there is an urgent need to develop new structures that can perform the functions of head of the coordinating scientific organizations, to provide scientific support to major projects in the sphere of agricultural production.

“During the meeting, also raised issues of food security of the country, based on the transition to a new technological base; structural diversification of traditional sectors of the economy”, — said the press service.

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