In the period from August 2020 to December 2022, the Institute of Forestry of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
conducted research on the technology of production and application of peat-sapropel substrate for growing forest planting material.
The research was planned and conducted by Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Associate Professor, Professor Vladimir Vasilyevich Kopytkov
In 2021, the first experimental batches of products were delivered to the State Forestry Institution "Brest Forestry"
and the State Forestry Institution "Kobrin Experimental Forestry"
. Thanks to the work carried out, the technology of obtaining new substrates was developed, the proportions of the necessary ingredients were determined, the germination of seeds in the soil was increased and the degree of maturity of composts was reduced.