The University hosts traditional "Honcharivsky Readings"
On May 24, 2018, a plenary session of the International Scientific and Practical Conference "Honcharivsky Readings" took place.
The conference is devoted to the 89th anniversary of the birth of a leading and well-known scientist, practitioner, teacher, organizer, potato- breeder, the State Prize holder of the USSR in the field of science and technology, Honored Scientist of Ukraine, Honored Professor of Sumy NAU, founder and first head of the department of breeding and seed production of Sumy NAU, founder and first director of the Institute of potato problems of the north-eastern forest-steppe zone of Ukraine at Sumy NAU, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor MykolaHoncharov.
The conference was attended by the scientists from the leading educational and scientific institutions and innovation companies of Ukraine, Belarus and Jordan. The conference was opened by the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural technologies and Natural Resources, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor Kovalenko. Thedeputy director of the institute Sobko started with the congratulatory message from the team and the Directorate of the Institute of Agriculture of the North East NAAN of Ukraine.
The doctor of agricultural sciences, professor, director of the Institute of potato problems in the north-eastern region of Ukraine of Sumy NAU Kozhushkoreportedon the results of 37-year selection work with potatoes at Sumy NAU.
The interesting reports were made by the doctor of agricultural sciences, professor, the head of the department of biotechnology and phyto-pharmacology of Sumy NAU Podhaetsky, a representative of the innovative company "SoftFarm" Martynov, a graduate student of SNAU Jonson Akuaku and others.
The conference will last for two days. More than 90 reports will be heard at the sections.