Department of Fruit Science

The Department of Fruit Science has long been involved in study of fruit species and the evaluation, introduction and breeding of varieties of apricots. Research activities focus on the resistance of the Prunus genus to the plum pox virus and the issue of ESFY phytoplasma.

Telephone: +420 519 367 240 / E-mail:

Vegetable Growing and Florticulture

The Department of Vegetable Growing and Florticluture specialises in growng vegetables, flowers, medicinal and culinary plants, test their quality and representation of selected content substances, and works to expand biodiversity and genetic ornamental plant and vegetable resources.

Telephone: +420 519 367 230 / E-mail:

Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Products

The Department of Post-Harvest Technology of Horticultural Products researches methods and operations used for the quality control of the technological processes involved in the storage and processing of fruits and vegetables, with an emphasis on alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and their evaluation using instrumental and sesnosry methods

Telephone: 420 519 367 260 / E-mail:

Landscape Architecture

The Department of Landscape Architecture specialises in developing landscape architecture methods and tools for application of cultural, artistic and historical contexts for the developmen of urban and rural environments. Another specific form research comprises authorised design work.

Telephone: +420 519 367 290 / E-mail:

Landscape Planning

The Department of Landscape Planning is involved in research on a number of topics, from spatial planningm the reclamation and regeneration of degraded landscapes, management if the cultural landscape and research into landscape composition through to public participation in the planning process.

Telephone: +420 519 367 250 / E-mail:


The Departmenf of Horticultural Machinery researches the technical aspects of the growing, harvesting, post-harvest treatment and proccesing of horticultural crops, including the composting of residual biomass.

Telephone: +420 519 367 37 0 / E-mail:

Breeding and Propagation of Horticultural Plants

The Department of Breeding and Propagation of Horticultural Plants specialises in nursery technology, including tree propagation, the study of stress factors, the issue of extensive fruit-growing, less common fruit species and the genetic resources of these species.

Telephone: +420 519 367 320 / E-mail:


The Mendeleum science and research centre specialises in research in the field of plant biotechnology, which uses the principles of molecular genetics in breeding and monitoring the health of horticultural cultures or tissue cultures for the in vintro elimination of viral diseases.

Telephone: +420 519 367 310 / E-mail:

Viticulture and Enology

The Department of Viticulture and Enology specialises in breeding new varieties of grapevine, monitoring the content substances in musts and theirs possible influences, and minimalising allergens in wine technology.

Telephone: +420 519 367 250 /

Planting Design

The Department of Planting Design and Maintenance researches the creation, maintenance, management, evaluation and protection of greenery sites in residential areas and in the countryside. Also important is applied research relating to the restoration of garden and landscape architecture monuments and the implementation of new industry technologies.

Telephone: +420 519 367 270 / E-mail:


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