Sergey KANASH, USSR Phytologist and selectionist. Professor; full member, Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, since 1952; full member, Lenin AllUnion Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1948; associate, Central Selection Station All-Union, Research Institute of Cotton-Growing, Tashkent, since 1923. Stalin Prize, 1941; Order of Lenin; four other orders. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.
1941-1947 Director, Central Selection Station, AllUnion Research Institute, Tashkent. 1943-1952 corresponding member, Uzbek Academy of Sciences. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1946, 1950 and 1954 convocation.
1941-1947 developed varieties of cotton resistant to wilt. Works deal with genetics, selection and seed growing of cotton. PubL: “Mezhvidovaya gibridizatsiya v predelakh raznokhromozomnykh vidov khlopchatnika” (Interspecies Hybridization Within the Range of Heterochromosome Cotton Species) (1932).
“Metodika i tekhnika selektsionnoy raboty” (Methods and Techniques of Selection Work) (1933). “Itogi 25-letney raboty tsentralnoy selektsionnoy stantsii SoyuzNIKhI” (The Results of 25 Years of Work of the Central Selection Station at the All-Union Research Institute of Cotton) (1948). “Khlopchatnik” (Cotton) (1960), etc.