Petr POGREBNYAK, USSR Sylviculturist and pedologist. Professor 1935; full member, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, since 1948. Member, Communist Party, since 1941.
POGREBNYAK, Petr was born in 1900.
1924 graduated NovoAleksandriysk Institute of Agriculture and Forestry, Kharkov.
1933-1949 Head, Chair of General Forestry and Pedology, Kiev Forestry Institute. 1945-1956 Director, Institute of Forestry, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences. 1948-1952 V.-President, Ukrainia Academy of Sciences, and Chairman, Council for the Study of the Production Resources of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.
1954-1957 Head, Chair of Physical Geography, Kiev University. From data compiled by 1926-1928 expeditions, developed a method of forest typology by composition and productivity, based on evaluation of soil and climatic conditions. Works on forest geobotanics and forest cultures.
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Member, Communist Party, since 1941.
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