Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 14 ISSUE 3
Written by Tamara LEAH
The paper presents the brief history of the agrochemical service development and its importance for Moldovan agriculture. According to this study, agrochemical service assisted methodical agriculture in the period 1956-1990. In this period were created 33 specialized laboratories were established long- and short-term experiments to test the mineral and organic fertilizers, were performed 4 cycles agrochemical soil mapping. According to the results was determined the balance of nutrients in soils, were developed soil agrochemical research for farms. After 1990 agrochemical cyclic mapping is not performed, the soils are fragmented into many plots, land degradation has accelerated. In this context agricultural policies are targeted at land consolidation, implementing action plans include measures to halt land degradation and land protection.