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Leonid Dushanovich Iankovich

Agro-chemist

Leonid Iankovich, USSR Agro-chemist.

Background

Iankovich, Leonid was born in 1897 in Kiev. Son of a German language tutor at a Kiev school.

Education

Graduated, 1925, as an agronomist engineer.

Career

During the Civil War, worked as a radio telegraphist in the Black Sea fleet. Continued his education in France. From 1927, head of La Laboratoire Agrochimique du Service Botanique et Agrochimique in Tunis.

Authority in his field. Taught at the Agronomical Institute, Algeria. Spent his last years in Montpellier, France.