Croatian National Plant Protection Organisation in accordance with the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) consist of phytosanitary administration and inspection, authorsed scientific and technical instiutions, including diagnostic Laboratories. (Plant Protection Institute - CAFRA, Croatian Forest Research Institute). Croatian center for agriculture, food and rural affairs consists of four institutes: Institute for Plant Protection, Institute of Enology and Viticulture, Institute for Seed and Seedlings and Institute of Pomology. Croatian center was founded on the 1st of July 2009. Its founder is Croatian government. Legal duties of the founder rest on the Ministry of Agriculture.