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research scientist director

Benediktas Jankauskas was Lithuanian research scientist director. Achievements include research in plant nutrition, soil erosion and carbon sequestration. Recipient Bronze medal, National Econcomy Achievement, 1974, 1978; grantee, Leverhulme Trust, 2002-2003, Project Borassus, 2005-2009; Research grant, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1998-1999.

Background

Jankauskas, Benediktas was born on March 20, 1941 in Ploksciai Village, Lithuania. Son of Justinas Jankauskas and Adelija Jankauskiene.

Education

Master in Biology with Applied Agriculture, Lithuanian Pedagogical University, 1964.

Career

Laboratory assistant Lithuanian Pedagogical University, Vilnius, Lithuania, 1960—1963. Researcher LIA, Lithuania, 1964—1975, senior researcher, Kaltinenai research station, 1975—2000, director Kaltinenai research station, 2002—2009.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in plant nutrition, soil erosion and carbon sequestration.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Fertilization and Environment Protection, 1989, Soil Protection Against Erosion, 1990, Soil Erosion, 1996. Contributor science publications to professional journals.

Membership

Member of European Society Soil Conservation, Lithuanian Science Society, World Association Soil and Water Conservation (correspondent. National representative 2000-2010), Lithuanian Soil Science Society (associate. Board member since 1980).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography.

Connections

Married Genovaite Galinskyte. Children: Sigita Jankauskaite, Saulius.

father:
Justinas Jankauskas

mother:
Adelija Jankauskiene

spouse:
Genovaite Galinskyte

child:
Sigita Jankauskaite Jankauskas

child:
Saulius Jankauskas