Isay VARUNTSYAN, USSR Selectionist. Doctor of Agriculture Science; full member since 1946 and V.-President since 1961 All-Union Lenin Agriculture Academy. Stalin Prize, 1949.
VARUNTSYAN, Isay was born in 1898.
1923 graduated Tbilisi Polytechn. Institute.
Specialist in selection of cotton and other industrial crops. Raised valuable cotton varieties which received wide distribution in Azerbaydzhan and Armenian. 1926-1940 at Azerbaydzhan Research Institute of Cotton-Growing.