Boris SOKOLOV, USSR Doctor of Agriculture Science. Professor; Head, Selection Department, AllUnion Maize Research Institute, Dnepropetrovsk; full member, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1956; full member, Ukrainia Academy, of Agriculture Science. Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1957.
Since 1924 in Selection Department, Dnepropetrovsk Agriculture Experimental Station, now Central Selection Station, AllUnion Maize Research Institute. 1955 member, Soviet agricultural delegation United States of America. 1956 attended International Congress on Maize Hybridization in Holland.
Member, Editor Board, journal “Kukuruza” (Maize).