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Augustyn Ludwik Mika

pomologist , researcher

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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other 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