The National Institute for Agricultural Research and Development - Fundulea is recognized as the main agricultural research unit from Romania, due to the results obtained in research - development field regarding the cereals, industrial and forage crops. The main activity fields are: 1. Releasing varieties and hybrids in: small grains (common wheat, durum wheat, rye, triticale, barley, winter and spring two-rowed barley, rice), maize and sorghum, legumes for grains (soybeans, bean, peas), industrial crops (sunflower, linseed, flax), forage crops (annual and perennial leguminous and grasses), medicinal and aromatic plants.2. Elaboration of crop management systems.3. Seed multiplication. 4. Scientifical and technological services (testing of herbicides and insecto-fungicides, seed processing). 5. Dissemination of scientific research results to farms.