Medicinal plants: traditions and study prospects (devoted to the 100th anniversary of establishing the Experimental Station of Medicinal Plants)

Authors

  • О. С. Дем’янюк Institute of Agroecology and Environmental Management of NAAS, Ukraine
  • Л. А. Глущенко Experimental Station of Medicinal Plants of the Institute of Agroecology and Environmental Management of NAAS, Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21498/2518-1017.4(33).2016.88691

Keywords:

medicinal plants, achievements, growing technologies, varieties, Experimental Station of Medicinal Plants, stages of development, prospects

Abstract

Historical review was done concerning the formation and development of scientific research of the Experimental Station of Medicinal Plants over the period 1916–2016. The main stages of experimenting in the direction of “medicinal plant cultivation’’ in Ukraine were covered. Role and importance of the Experimental Station of Medicinal Plants in the scientific and methodological support of such scientific directions as breeding, seed production, cultivation technologies, pharmacognosy in medicinal plant cultivation were shown. For the needs of the branch, over 100 species of introduced medicinal plants were studied at the Station and agricultu­ral techniques of their growing were developed, in addition, more than 50 varieties of medicinal plants were crea­ted, a number of machines and devices for growing, harves­ting and initial treatment of raw materials and seeds of the most important medicinal plants was designed. Other scientific achievements of the Station were mentioned and promising areas of medicinal plant research in Ukraine were outlined.

Author Biographies

О. С. Дем’янюк, Institute of Agroecology and Environmental Management of NAAS

Demianiuk, O. S.

Л. А. Глущенко, Experimental Station of Medicinal Plants of the Institute of Agroecology and Environmental Management of NAAS

Hlushchenko, L. A.

Published

2016-12-28

How to Cite

Дем’янюк, О. С., & Глущенко, Л. А. (2016). Medicinal plants: traditions and study prospects (devoted to the 100th anniversary of establishing the Experimental Station of Medicinal Plants). Plant Varieties Studying and Protection, (4(33), 87–93. https://doi.org/10.21498/2518-1017.4(33).2016.88691

Issue

Section

HISTORIY OF SCIENCE