Visegrad Fund Logo International Visegrad Fund Project Nr. 11530015 "LESSER – KNOWN SPECIES OF VEGETABLES, MEDICINAL PLANTS AND EDIBLE MUSHROOMS: NEW GROWING TRENDS IN CONTEXT OF V4 COUNTRIES COOPERATION." will be focused on the exchange of materials and information in the growing of medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) as well as lesser - known vegetables (including edible mushrooms).

The output of partial project processes will be creation of cultivar collection with medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs), less - known vegetables and edible mushrooms, followed by a workshop – scientific seminar in the topic under professional guarantee of submitter and the project partners.

Cultivar collection will be interactively connected to the network by the help of QR codes; the web page will be serving besides scientific knowledge for propagation of the idea of economic and social cohesion of Visegrad countries.


L-KSVMP&EM Plants Pages




Slovakia: Department of Vegetable Production (HLEF SUA, Nitra) + Botanical Garden (SUA, Nitra) - Medicinal, culinary and aromatic plants, less known vegetables, edible mushrooms Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (SUA) Horticulture and Landscape Engineering Faculty (HLEF)

Project coordinator:
Ing. Ivana Mezeyová, PhD.

Cooperators from department:
Ing. Alena Andrejiová, PhD., prof. RNDr. Alžbeta Hegedüsová, PhD., prof. Ing. Magdaléna Valšíková, PhD., Ing. Marcel Golian, Ing. Miroslav Šlosár, PhD., Ing. Erika Mňahončáková, PhD.

Czech Republic: Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Horticulture

Ing. Neugebauerova Jarmila, PhD. (Mendelu, Lednice) – medicinal, culinary and aromatic plants, Ing. Tomáš Kopta, PhD. (Mendelu, Lednice)., Ing. Aleš Jezdinský, Ph.D.

Poland: University of Agriculture in Krakow

Dr. Agnieszka Sekara, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Dr. Andrzej Kalisz, University of Agriculture in Krakow

Hungary: Szent István University in Gödöllő

Associate professor Katalin Slezák (Szent István University in Gödöllő) – less known vegetables


Ing. Ivana Mezeyová, PHD.
Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (SUA)
Horticulture and Landscape Engineering Faculty (HLEF)
Department of Vegetable Production
Tr. Andreja Hlinku 2
949 76 Nitra
Phone: +421376415522

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