The first time, the research activities on production and
multiplication of cereals and cotton elite's seeds got started under FAO
supervision in the farms around Varamin (current Filestan region) in 1925.
Then, the first building of seed Improvement Corporation was constructed in the
current location of Agriculture and Natural Resources Research Center of Tehran
Province (Varamin) in 1926. During these years, ANRTP has continued its
research life by different titles same as Model farm, Falahat (Agriculture)
office, Beet farm, Agriculture firm, Plants breeding, and Seed and plant
improvement research center.
In 1993, natural resources and livestock affairs research center of
Tehran province was organized with 6 research department in related specialized
fields, and its title changed into Agriculture and Natural Resources Research
Center of Tehran Province(ANRCT) by incorporation of ministry of Agriculture and
ministry of Jihad Sazandegi in 2001.
At the end of 2008, according to the act issued by Board of
Trustees of Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization
(AREEO), Agriculture and Natural Resources Research Center of Tehran Province (ANRCT)
has turned into powerful center with high potentials in terms of human
resources and research facilities with incorporation of Varamin agriculture
research center, Cotton deputyship of Cotton Research Institute of Iran (CRI)
and Sun pest research department.
Tehran Agricultural and Natural Resources Research Center (TANRC) has organized the following administrative structure to achieve