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Nikolay Nikolaevich GRJSHKO

Geneticist and selectionist

Nikolay GRJSHKO, USSR Geneticist and selectionist. Doctor of Agriculture Science; Professor; full member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1939; associate, Botanical Gardens, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1959. Order of Lenin. Member, Communist Party, since 1945.

Background

GRJSHKO, Nikolay was born in 1901.

Education

1925 graduated Poltava Agriculture Institute. 1926 graduated Kiev Agriculture Institute.

Career

Specialist in acclimatization of plants of southern origin in norther Ukrainia and in selection of floral plants. Raised new, uniformly ripening varieties of hemp, fit for mechanical harvesting. 1930-1944 Director, Institute of Botany, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences.

1940-1948 Director, Bureau,Department of Biological and Agriculture Science, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences. 1944-1959 Director, Botanical Gardens, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1945.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1945.