The division of agricultural and biological research was established in 1968. The activities of agricultural research started in specialized units since the establishment of the
National Research Centre in 1956. At the beginning the division included seven laboratories and now has reached sixteen departments.
The agricultural Division is part of the National Research Centre, which is characterized by multi-disciplinary research teams, where problems can be resolved by the combined efforts of specialists from different agricultural fields to find the best solutions.
The agricultural Division has many various groups of experts and specialists in all branches of agricultural sciences.