During mission trip to Ukraine prof. Pidlisnyuk, NDP visited NULES and had number of meeting with members of NATO project team and top-management of the organization. Prof Pidlisnyuk discussed results of the experiment on miscanthus biomass production and using of PGRs with NULES team members: Dr.Ludmila Kava, young researcher Masha Ovruch and PhD student Artem Medkov. She was invited to visit a Laboratory of Biotechnology will be functioned at the Faculty of Plant Protection, Biotechnology and Ecology soon. The Laboratory is now almost renovated by efforts of the Department Head Dr. Yaroslav Likar and NATO team members as cost-sharing to the project. It is planned to install there equipment to be purchased within the current NATO project and was bought within former CRDF projects.
While in Kyiv prof. Pidlisnyuk met with prof. Sergji Ponomarenko, Director of Argobiotech State Company which produce PGRs and Dr.Stefanovska joined the visit. The way for improving the quality and quantity of miscanthus biomass when the plan is treated by PGRs was deeply discussed. The road map for the future collaborative work in that research field was overviewed.