Institute of Flax  
211003, Vitebsk region, Orsha district, ag. Ustye, Central St., 27.

Oil flax cultivation technology










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Margarita Maslinskaia
The Flax Institute offers consumers technology for cultivating oil flax for food purposes under a commercial agreement with technical assistance and is looking for partners to conclude a technical cooperation agreement.
The technology for cultivating oil flax involves the cultivation of domestic and foreign varieties of oil flax on flax-suitable soils, the use of optimal economically viable doses of fertilizers, seeding rates, and protective equipment. The use of technology ensures a yield of oil flax seeds of 14-15 c/ha.
Advantages and Innovations
The technology for cultivating oil flax in the republic was developed for the first time, taking into account soil and climatic conditions. Can be used without restrictions with existing machine systems, range of fertilizers and protective equipment. The use of oil flax cultivation technology provides a profit of 160-200 USD/ha, production profitability is 50 %.
Stage of development
Already on the market
Comments regarding stage of development
The technology has been approved by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.
Funding source
State budged
IPR status
Exclusive rights
Secret know-how
Sector group

Client information

R&D institution
Year established
NACE keywords
A.01.16 - Growing of fibre crops
A.01.61 - Support activities for crop production
M.72.11 - Research and experimental development on biotechnology
M.72.19 - Other research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering
M.74.90 - Other professional, scientific and technical activities n.e.c.
Turnover (in EUR)
Already engaged in transnational cooperation
Additional comments
The main priority areas of activity of the Institute of Flax of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus are:

Creation of new highly productive varieties of fiber flax of various ripeness groups and high-yielding, high-fat varieties of oilseed flax, having high technological and nutritional qualities of the oil.

Primary seed production of zoned and promising varieties of fiber flax and oil flax.

Development of environmentally friendly, resource-saving technologies for cultivating and harvesting new and promising varieties of fiber flax and oil flax in the conditions of the Republic of Belarus.

Development of agrotechnical methods for increasing the yield and quality of flax products and reducing the cost of production of flax products.

Monitoring the morphophysiological and phytosanitary state of fiber flax crops.

Improving techniques for managing processes occurring during aging of flax straw.

Introduction of scientific developments into agricultural production, advanced training of personnel in the flax growing industry.

International scientific and technical cooperation has been established with leading research organizations in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Poland involved in the cultivation and processing of flax.
Languages spoken

Information about partnership

Type of partnership considered
Commercial agreement with technical assistance
Technical cooperation agreement
Type and role of partner sought
Consumers interested in purchasing technology for cultivating oil flax for food purposes under a commercial agreement with technical assistance.

Partners interested in developing technology for cultivating oil flax for food purposes under a technical cooperation agreement.
Type and size of partner sought
> 500
SME 51-250
SME 11-50
SME <= 10
R&D Institution
Sole proprietor


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