Agritec Plant Research Ltd

Agritec Plant Research Ltd (APR) is a private research organisation located in Šumperk (Czech Republic), dealing with applied research in agriculture, especially with growing, breeding, usage and integrated protection of fibre crops, grain legumes and oil plants. APR was established in 2002 as a subsidiary of the parent company, AGRITEC, výzkum, šlechtění a služby, s.r.o. (AGRITEC, Research, Breeding and Services, Ltd.)
Agritec Plant Research Ltd

The history of this company dates back to 1942. Throughout its existence, it has dealt with the research of fibre plants and later also with pulses. APR is a non­‑profit organisation in accordance with the Community Framework for State Aid focused on research, development and innovation instituted by the European Commission, and, as such, reinvests all funds back into research.


Main Activities

At present, the company is engaged mainly in applied and fundamental research in agriculture, the environment and the food industry. Major activities include research on gene sources of grain legumes and flax, research into genetic breeding and biotechnological methods of flax, grain legumes, winter rape, cannabis and caraway, research in the field of growing technologies and integrated protection of these crops. Another important activity is the breeding of new varieties of pea, oil flax, rape and caraway, and maintenance breeding of own and licensed varieties. The company is engaged in research into the use of linseed for nutrition, the use of short fibre from oil flax as an industrial raw material. Other activities include the production of grain legume and flax seed.


Contact information

Agritec Plant Research Ltd.

Agritec Plant Research s.r.o.
Zemědělská 2520/16
787 01 ŠUMPERK
Czech Republic

Telephone: +420 583 382 111


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