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Vladimir Petrovich BUSHINSKY

Pedologist and agrobiologist

Vladimir BUSHINSKY, USSR Pedologist and agrobiologist. Professor 1922; Doctor of Agriculture Science; full member, All-Union Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1948; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1939; Head,Department of Pedology, Timiryazev Agriculture Academy, since 1939; Honoured Worker of Science Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.


BUSHINSKY, Vladimir was born in 1885.


1922-1939 Professor Timiryazev Agriculture Academy. 1921-1933 member, State Learned Council, Popular Commissariat of Education. Since 1933 member, Higher Certifying Commission and Presidium member of the Central Committee, Union of College Workers.

1938-1939 member, USSR State Planning Committee. 1940-1945 Deputy Chairman, Council of Science and Technology Expertise, USSR State Planning Committee. Member, Editorial Board, “Izvestiya Timiryazevskoy selskokhozyaystvennoy Akademii” (News of the Timiryazev Agricultural Academy).

Studied soils of: Black Sea coast. Steppes, arid and semi-arid Volga areas. Northeastern Kazakhstan and other areas of the Southeast.

Irtysh-Ob watershed; Altay mountain areas and central part of non-black earth belt. 1953 proposed as candidate for full membership of USSR Academy of Science,Department of Biological Science, but not elected.


Religion is bad because it stops people thinking in a rational and objective way.


Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.