Wellcome to the webpage of Department of Vegetable and Mushroom Growing!

The education, research and consulting activity of our Department was always determining in agriculture both national level and also in the Carpathian basin.

The Department took important part in political, economic and commercial decisions in connection with vegetable and mushroom growing and represented these in national
and international forums and media.

The key role of the Department is the education of vegetable and mushroom growing subjects in BSc and MSc levels. Also take part in post gradual education, organizing courses in basic and intermediate levels and helps for the hobby gardeners.

The Research and Experimental Farm give the opportunity for students to get acquainted with practical tricks and recent technologies, beside this they could participate in field trips. These experiences can be used as a qualified horticultural engineer.

Thanks to our consulting system, the Department is in connection with a thousand grower. The location of our Research and Experimental Farm and its easy reach (M5-M0 motorway) helps not just in the education of students, but the communication with the growers, the frequent meetings with presentations.

The Department regularly organize 1-3 day Consulting course in vegetable forcing and mushroom growing with the best and well known professionals.

In the courses beside the presentations the Department organize technical forums and meetings as well. In this case we have several locations for assemblies, depending on topics it can be in our experimental farm (in Budapest, Soroksár), or in some outsider farms from regional forcing areas.

Thanks to our efficient works and aptitudes from specifications above we have correct information to vegetable and mushroom growing in our country and in abroad also. This can give chances to model the circumstances of Hungarian vegetable growing situations, and our ability gives opportunity to develop the quality of education and researches in SZIU and besides of this to keep contact with practical side (like farms and professional growers).