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Kseniya Yermolaevna BAKHTADZE

Geneticist and selectionist

Kseniya BAKHTADZE, USSR Geneticist and selectionist. Full member, Georgia Academy of Sciences, since 1955; full member, AIJUnion Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1956, and Georgia Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1957; Head, Seed-Growing Selection Department, All-Union Research Institute for Tea and Subtropica Crops, since 1938. Order of Red Banner of Labor; Badge of Honor; two medals; Stalin Prize, 1949.

Background

BAKHTADZE, Kseniya was born in 1899 in Tbilisi.

Education

1922 graduated Tbilisi Polytechn. Institute.

Career

Specializes in genetics and selection of subtropical crops. Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1954 convocation. 1922-1927 associate, Tbilisi Botanical Gardens.

1927-1938 Head, Tea Department, All-Union Research Institute for Tea and Subtropical Crops.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1950.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1950.