Armenian National Agrarian University
The chair of Viticulture was formed in 1927 in Yerevan State University, and later, in 1930, was moved to Agricultural Institute. The chairs of Horticulture and Plan Protection were founded in 1933 in Armenian Agricultural Institute. In 1947 Chair of Horticulture was united with Grape and Fruit processing Chair and was renamed as Chair of Horticulture. After establishement of Armenian Agricultural Academy in 1994, the three chairs were united, and in 1997 the chair of Horticulture and Plant Protection was formed. 2013-2018 head of chair was Docent Armenak Ter-Grigoryan. More than one thousand scientific articles, scientific booklets, methodological guidelines, monographs, text-books and manuals have been published by the chair pedagogical staff. The chair trains highly-qualified specialists in the field of viticulture, horticulture and plant protection, as well as selection.
Scientific-research laboratory of Viticulture and Horticulture was founded by Professor P.Ayvazyan. A rich fond of grape hybrids comprises 35. 000 seed-plants and 550 elite hybrids.
The chair collaborates with UN FAO, Orlean University of France, with laboratory-station of Ghrimsk, with different departments of Ministry of Agriculture, farms and etc. PhD students of chair carry out research works on different topics. The c
Head of chair is Armine Manvelyan - candidate of sciences, docent