V. F. Kuprevich Institute of Experimental Botany of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus is the oldest in our country biology research institution. It was established by the decree of the Presidium of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences on March 29, 1931, on the basis of Botany, Zoology, Physiology, and Experimental Biology departments. The Council of People's Commissars of the BSSR by the Decree No. 173 dated May 13, 1931, approved the decision of the Presidium of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences on the restructuring – the shift from departments to the system of special institutions.
The V. F. Kuprevich Institute of Experimental Botany of the NAS of Belarus is leading institution in the country providing the state strategy on issues of reproduction, rational use and protection of flora, assessment of its resource potential and the dynamics of changes in the conditions of technogenesis and global climate change.
The Institute provides scientific support for state regulation and control in the treatment of flora, vested in the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Belarus "On plant world", the creation and maintenance of the state cadastre and monitoring of fauna. A large part of the country's regulatory framework in protection and rational use of flora developed by the Institute or with its direct participation.
The Institute in the framework of its competence provides the full implementation of scientific and technical ensuring activity of the Ministry of environment, Ministry of forestry, the Office of the President of Belarus, State Inspectorate for Flora and Fauna Protection under the President of the Republic of Belarus, Minzhilkommunkhoz and other ministries and agencies. For merits in development of biological science and training of scientific personnel, by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR from 23 April 1981, the Institute was awarded the Order of Red Banner of Labor.
By the Resolution No. 758 of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated 11 June 2002, herbarium of the Institute was included into the State register of scientific objects which make up national wealth.
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For merits in the development of biological science and the training of scientists by the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR from April 23, 1981 the Institute was awarded the Order of Red Banner of Labor.
Resolution of the Council of Ministers dated 11 June 2002 № 758 herbarium of the Institute included in the State Register of scientific objects that make up the national heritage. Certificate of the Institute of Experimental Botany named after V.F.Kuprevicha the National Academy of Sciences