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Vladimir Petrovich BUSHINSKY

Vladimir BUSHINSKY, USSR Pedologist and agrobiologist. Professor 1922; Doctor of Agriculture Science; full member, All-Union Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1948; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1939; Head,Department of Pedology, Timiryazev Agriculture Academy, since 1939; Honoured Worker of Science Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.

Background

  • BUSHINSKY, Vladimir was born in 1885.

  • Career

    • 1922-1939 Professor Timiryazev Agriculture Academy. 1921-1933 member, State Learned Council, Popular Commissariat of Education. Since 1933 member, Higher Certifying Commission and Presidium member of the Central Committee, Union of College Workers.

      1938-1939 member, USSR State Planning Committee. 1940-1945 Deputy Chairman, Council of Science and Technology Expertise, USSR State Planning Committee. Member, Editorial Board, “Izvestiya Timiryazevskoy selskokhozyaystvennoy Akademii” (News of the Timiryazev Agricultural Academy).

      Studied soils of: Black Sea coast. Steppes, arid and semi-arid Volga areas. Northeastern Kazakhstan and other areas of the Southeast.

      Irtysh-Ob watershed; Altay mountain areas and central part of non-black earth belt. 1953 proposed as candidate for full membership of USSR Academy of Science,Department of Biological Science, but not elected.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it stops people thinking in a rational and objective way.

    Views

    Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

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