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CzesLAw Tarkowski

educator , geneticist

CzesLAw Tarkowski, Polish geneticist, educator. Decorated Cross of Polonia Restituta; recipient medal Ministry of Education, 1981; faculty fellow University Lund, 1961. Councillor Lublin District, 1976-1984. Member Polish Genetical Society (president 1976-1979), Polish Union Teachers (president 1958-1960).

Background

Tarkowski, CzesLAw was born on June 5, 1926 in Motycz, Lublin, Poland. Son of Jan and Aniela (Misztal) Tarkowski.

Education

Master of Science in Agriculture, M. Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland, 1953. Doctor, Agricultural University Lublin, 1958. Docent, Agricultural University Lublin, 1964.

Career

Head department plant cytogenetics Agricultural University Lublin, 1967-1970, prorector, 1968-1972, professor, since 1971, head Institute Genetics and Plant Breeding, 1970-1994, dean faculty, 1981-1987, rector, 1987-1990. President Committee for Research and Breeding of Triticale, since 1969. Vis.prof. Guelph University of Canberra, 1988.

Works

  • Author: Genetics, Plant Breeding and Seed Production, 1974, second edition, 1979, 3d edition, 1983, Factors Determining Plant Productivity, 1978. Co-author and editor: The Biology of Rye, 1983, Biology of Wheat-Rye, 1989. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Councillor Lublin District, 1976-1984. Member Polish Genetical Society (president 1976-1979), Polish Union Teachers (president 1958-1960).

Connections

Married Eleonora Kowalik, October 13, 1949. Children: Malgorzata Pomorska, Elzbieta Orzechowska.

father:
Jan Tarkowski

mother:
Aniela (Misztal) Tarkowski

spouse:
Eleonora Kowalik

children:
Malgorzata Pomorska Tarkowski

Elzbieta Orzechowska Tarkowski