Department of Botany, Plant Physiology and Garden and Park Management

Address of the Department:
Faculty of Biology, Shampansky Lane, 2, Odesa, 65058
Ph.: (0482) 68-76-42
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Head of department
Fedir Tkachenko
Doctor of sciences in biology, full professor

Scientific secretary
Olena Popova 

candidate of sciences in biology 

Staff teachers:

Academicals stuff

Research-accessory staff:

  • Rybak Yulia ValerievnaBiologist, graduate of the Department of Biochemistry, senior laboratory assistant at the Department of Botany.
  • Mursanova Lilia Vladimirovna, Biologist, graduate of the Department of Biochemistry, postgraduate study at the Department of Botany, financially responsible for the Department of Botany

Specialization of the department – botanical, mycological and physiological and biochemical studies of phyto- and mycobiota of natural and artificial ecosystems of north-western part of the Black Sea

Main directions of scientific activity:

  • Systematics of micro- and macrophytes, practical use of algae, producers of biologically active substances, indicators, biological treatment
  • Taxonomy and distribution of lichens in southwestern part of Ukraine
  • Synanthropic flora, quarantine weeds
  • The natural flora, rare and endangered species of the region, the state of preservation in objects of natural reserve fund.
  • The biological basis of planting creation and keeping
  • Creation of park and garden facilities, possession of the main methods of cultivating ornamental plants, designing park and garden facilities, selection of plants, technologies and agrotechnics creation and operation of components of park and garden objects.)
  • Influence of long-term storage of seeds on its viability. The evolution and productivity of emmer wheat in the south of Ukraine
  • The impact on stimulators and microelements at physiological parameters and productivity of vegetable and ornamental crops
  • Research herbarium collections of the university as a national heritage of Ukraine.

From 2018, at the Faculty of Biology of the Odessa I.I. Mechnykov National University opened a set for a new specialty - 206 «Landscape gardening» for the preparation of specialists of the first (Bachelor) level of higher education.

Training courses, which are reading at the Department of Botany Teaching and methodical works of the Department of Botany Scientific works of employees of the Department of Botany History of the Department of Botany

Partners of the Department of Botany:

  • Plant breeding and genetics institute - National center of seed and Cultivar Investigation, Ovidiopol'skaya Road, 3, City of Odesa, Ukraine, 65036
  • NSC "Institute of viticulture and wine making named after V. E. Tairov" National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine, village Tairovo, Str. The 40 Victory anniversaries, 27, City of Odesa, Ukraine, 65496
  • M.G. Holodny Institute of Botany
  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of Biology, Volodymyrska Street, 60, City of Kyiv, Ukraine, 01601
  • 5. Institute of Marine Biology
  • 6. M.M.Gryshko National botanical garden
  • 7. Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
  • V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, School of Biology, Department of Genetics and Cytology, Svobody Sq. 4, City of Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61022.
  • 9. Ukrainian Scientific Center of of Sea Ecology

Theater of graduates: schools, colleges, laboratories and research institutions

Among the graduates of the Chair of Botany are staff of Plant-breeding Institute, Tairov Institute of viticulture and winemaking, Institute of Marine Biology, the Ukrainian Scientific Center of Sea Ecology and other research institutions, botanical gardens, nature reserves, national parks, different laboratories, as well as employees of such institutions as the «Scientific- production center "IN VITRO PLANT" and others.


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