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Augustyn Ludwik Mika

Augustyn Ludwik Mika, Polish pomologist, researcher. Recipient Silver medal, Worshipful Company of Fruiteriers, England, 1963, Silver medal of Merit State Council, Warsaw, 1990, Golden medal, Merit State Council, Warsaw, 2001. Member International Horticultural Society, Polish Botanical Society, Polish Horticultural Society, Society for Promotion Dwarft Fruit Orchards (vice president 1989-1991).

Background

  • Mika, Augustyn Ludwik was born on October 4, 1935 in Rzepiennik, Poland. Son of Jan Ludwik and Antonina Zofia (Brzezanska) Mika.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Horticultural, Warsaw Agricultural University, 1958. Master of Science in Horticultural, Warsaw Agricultural University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw Agricultural University, 1967.

      Docent, Warsaw Agricultural University, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant Research Institute of Pomology, Skierniewice, Poland, 1959-1961. Plantation assistant E. Malling Research Station, England, 1961-1963. Adjunct Research Institute of Pomology, Skierniewice, 1964-1975, professor assistant, 1975-1980, head pomology department, since 1981.

      Lecturer Warsaw Agricultural University, Lodz, 1975-1977. Fruit farm consultant State Farms, Opole, since 1970. Vice president science council Research Institute Pomology, 1990-1991.

    Works

    • Author: Intensive Orchards, 1965, Grafting Fruit Trees, 1968, Amateur Fruit Growing, 1974, Dwarf Orchard, 1976, Tree Pruning, 1983, Art of Tree Pruning, 1992, Intensive Cherry Orchard, 1992, Fruits for Amateurs, 1994, I Am Green, 1994.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member International Horticultural Society, Polish Botanical Society, Polish Horticultural Society, Society for Promotion Dwarft Fruit Orchards (vice president 1989-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, skiing, camping.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Marie Lakowska, July 8, 1967. Children: Blazej, Karolina, Katarzyna, Bartlomiej.
    • father: Jan Ludwik Mika
    • mother: Antonina Zofia (Brzezanska) Mika
    • spouse: Barbara Marie Lakowska
    • children: Blazej Mika
    • Karolina Mika
    • Katarzyna Mika
    • Bartlomiej Mika
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    Born October 4, 1935
    Nationality
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    • 1958
      Warsaw Agricultural University
    • 1960
      Warsaw Agricultural University
    • 1967
      Warsaw Agricultural University
    • 1975
      Warsaw Agricultural University
    • 1959 - 1961
      Assistant, Research Institute of Pomology
      Skierniewice, Poland
    • 1961 - 1963
      plantation assistant, E. Malling Research Station
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1964 - 1975
      adjunct Research Institute of Pomology
      Skierniewice, Poland
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