Ivan ANTIPOV-KARATAEV, USSR Pedologist. Doctor of Agriculture Science; Professor; full member, Tadzhikistan Academy of Sciences; associate, Institute of Pedology, Tadzhikistan Academy of Sciences, since 1951; Honoured Worker of Science of Tadzhikistan Soviet Socialist Republic since 1946. Tadzhikistan Supreme Soviet Presidium's Scroll of Honor, 1958. Member, Communist Party, since 1946.
Since 1928 at Soil Institute, USSR Academy of Science. Since 1931 Head, Physicochemical Laboratory, Soil Institute. 1927-1934 Head, Chemical Laboratory, Leningrad Department, All-Union Institute of Fertilizers and Agropedology, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science.
1936-1951 Science Director, Vakhsh Soil Improvement Station. 1959 delegate, Teheran International Symposium on the Problem of Desert Areas.