Timofey STRAKHOV, USSR Biologist. Corresponding member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1948; honorary member, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1956; Professor, Kharkov University and Kharkov Agriculture Institute, since 1934; Honoured Worker of Science of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1955.
1913-1919 associate, 1919-1930 Head,Department of Phytopathology, Kharkov Oblast Agriculture Experimental Station. 1918-1934 instructor, Kharkov Agriculture Institute. 1921-1934 instructor, Kharkov University.
1930-1932 at Ukrainia Research Institute for Plant Protection. 1949-1956 Head, Phytopathological Laboratory, Institute of Genetics and Selection, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences. Works deal with correlation between plants and causative agents of various plant diseases and with development of agrotechn. and chemical measures to increase plant immunity to disease.