Assistant Technical Units

​​​Externally Supported Projects Unit

It operates in the timely preparation and follow-up of the execution process and necessary reports of all externally supported projects carried out at the Institute, organizing the necessary meetings, informing the participants and those concerned, preparing reports after participation in the meetings to be held on behalf of the Institute, producing and preparing original project ideas that will represent the Institute in the national and international arena far beyond these activities, preparing the annual action plan for the activities to be carried out under this unit and implementing this plan.

Production and Operation Unit

With its understanding of duty in line with the Institute's mission, it actively participates in both administrative services and Institute research projects with its personnel, tools and equipment. The department provides services with the Institute's workshop, vehicle park, garden and 19 personnel working in these units. The workshop and vehicle park provides all official transportation services of our Institute with 13 vehicles, 7 drivers and workshop masters.

Project Coordinator

It carries out duties such as ensuring that the deficiencies of new proposal projects planned under the management of the Institute are eliminated in terms of justification, purpose and method, directing and coordinating the studies, establishing and chairing the project evaluation commission when necessary, arranging the flow of information, records, reports and correspondence regarding the activities required by the unit.

​Quality Management Unit

Our Institute Total Quality Management System; It was established in December 2013 to ensure the coordination of TS EN ISO/IEC 17025, TS EN ISO/IEC 17043 Standards and Internal Control System, and is responsible for the establishment of the quality concept in all departments and units of the Institute.

Laboratory Quality Management


It has started to work with the aim of creating quality awareness in our institute, ensuring continuity in controlled work and improving it. Quality Management is established and managed in accordance with TS EN ISO/IEC 17025 "General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories" standard. Quality Management is responsible for the preparation, publication and updating of all quality documents as required by this standard.

Our Institute, which has laboratories accepted by our Ministry as a reference in soil water and plant analysis, was accredited in NPK analysis of chemical fertilizers with the AB-0299 accreditation number according to TS EN ISO/IEC 17025 standard on June 27, 2010. It is the first accredited laboratory for chemical fertilizers within the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The institute was included in the scope of accreditation with all its laboratories on October 9, 2014. As of 2022, our laboratories have been accredited in 43 parameters.


Proficiency Testing Services were provided in 2017 within the scope of the authority given to the Central Institute of Soil, Fertilizer and Water Resources in accordance with the "Establishment Authorization and Control Circular of Soil, Plant and Irrigation Water Analysis Laboratories for Agricultural Purposes" Circular No: 2013/1 25th Article C. In accordance with the "General Conditions for Conformity Assessment Proficiency Testing" Standard 17043, soil proficiency test cycles have started to be organized twice a year.

Our institute was accredited in soil organic matter and lime analyzes with the AB-0014-YT accreditation number according to the TS EN ISO / IEC 17043 standard on 5 November 2018. As of 2022, cycles will be regulated in soil fertility analyses, irrigation water analyses, and chemical and organic fertilizer analyses.

The Internal Control System Unit was established within the framework of the Public Financial Management and Control Law No. 5018 in order to ensure financial discipline in public institutions. It carries out the activities of creating job descriptions, process diagrams and monitoring the performance of the processes, creating and evaluating the surveys to be conducted periodically throughout the year.

Research Committee Secretary

Together with the Director of the Institute, he/she carries out duties such as organizing committee meetings and ensuring that they are announced to research personnel, preparing committee meeting minutes and distributing them to committee members and relevant institutions/organizations, preparing the annual research program, archiving relevant documents and presenting documents and information on the relevant subject when necessary.

Training and Publication Unit

Planning and conducting researcher trainings, organizing scientific meetings such as congresses, seminars, symposiums, panels, etc., preparing and distributing brochures, technical publications and handbooks in order to deliver research results to users, preparing, printing and publishing publications of research results, providing library services, participating in agricultural fairs organized throughout Turkey and organizing internship trainings for intern students from relevant departments of universities and technical high schools regularly every year.

"Digital Soil Water Library" was created by transferring the publications in our Institute Library to digital media.