Nikolay DOROZHKIN, USSR Phytopathologist and mycologist. Doctor of Agriculture Science since 1934; Professor, Belarusian University, since 1948; Deputy Director, Potato Cancer Research Institute, Belarusian Academy of Sciences.
1931-1932 associate, 1932-1934 Head, Laboratory of Phytopathology, 1934-1936 Deputy Director, 1936-1938 Director, Institute of Biology, Belarusian Academy of Sciences. 1931-1932 simultaneously lecturer, Horticulture and Market Garden Institute. 1934-1941 Professor, Belarusian University.
1931-1936 headed expeditions to Belarusian and the western regions to study potato crops with a view to quarantine restrictions. Main works deal with potato diseases and methods of obtaining high potato yields. 1944-1948 studied potato cancer and developed countermeasures.
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