Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry,
Institute of Agriculture
Mob. +370 615 40 757
Instituto al. 1, Akademija, LT-58344 Kėdainiai distr., Lithuania
1980–1985 Lithuanian Agriculture University (comparable to M.Sc.), Economist
1968–1979 Mikalojus Katkus secondary school.
Academic degrees and pedagogical titles
2019 True member (Academician) of Lithuanian Academy of Science
1995 Doctor (agricultural sciences, agronomy 01A). Title “Investigations of white clover seed rate and ration with grasses for pasture swards”. 1992–1995 PhD in Agronomy studies in Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.
2018–2020 Director of Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC
2010–2018 Deputy Director for Research of Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC
Since 2010 Chief Researcher of Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC
2009–2010 Head Researcher, Deputy director for Research, LIA
1998–2008 Senior Researcher and Scientific Secretary, LIA
1996–1998 Researcher, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture (LIA)
Memberships and affiliations with professional organizations
Involvement in programmes and projects
2017–2021 High level R&D project (SMART) funded by the Lithuanian Research Council “Enhancement of the multifunctional properties of legumes in feed and food value chains” (SmartLegume), project leader.
Supervision and co-supervision of PhD projects
Since 2019 Supervisor of Mindaugas Budvytis doctoral dissertation “Bioactive compounds in multispiecies swards and implication on dairy cow health and productivity”.
Since 2017 Scientific advisor of Viktorija Gecaitė research work “Study on increase of spatial crop diversity in organic agrosystem”.
2015–2019 Supervisor of Monika Toleikienė research work and doctoral dissertation “Biological and Organic Nitrogen for Plant Productivity, Soil life and Improvement of Environment in Organic Farming Systems”
2012–2016 Supervisor of Lina Pocienė research work and doctoral dissertation “The Investigation of Perennial Grasses (Poaceae) Cultivation Methods and Suitability for Conversion for Solid Biofuel”
2007–2011 Supervisor of Vita Tilvikienė research work and doctoral dissertation “Management of Tall Fescue, Cocksfoot and Red Canary Grass Swards for Biogas. Biomass quality and Energy Value”, defended in 2012
2002–2006 Supervisor of Lina Šarūnaitė research work and doctoral dissertation “Investigation of Ecologicaly Sustainable Multifunctional Legume/Grass Swards”, defended in 2007.
MAJOR RESEARCH OUTPUTS
Articles in journals indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database
Arlauskienė A., Jablonskytė-Raščė D., Šarūnaitė L., Toleikienė M., Masilionytė L., Gecaitė V., Kadžiulienė Ž. 2021. Perennial forage legume cultivation and their above-ground mass management methods for weed suppression in arable organic cropping systems. Chemical and Biological Technologies in Agriculture, 8: 34. IF – 2,792
Toleikiene M., Zvirdauskiene R., Suproniene S., Arlauskiene A., Brophy C., Kadziuliene Z. 2021. Soil microbial functional diversity responds to plant-based organic fertlisers depending on the group of carbon sources. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 30 (3): 2755–2768. IF – 1,699
Suproniene S., Decorosi F., Pini F., Bellabarba A., Calamai L., Giovannetti L., Bussotti F., Kadziuliene Z., Razbadauskiene K., Toleikiene M., Viti C. 2021. Selection of Rhizobium strains for inoculation of Lithuanian Pisum sativum breeding lines. Symbiosis, 83: 193–208. IF – 2,268
Toleikiene M., Slepetys J., Sarunaite L., Lazauskas S., Deveikyte I., Kadziuliene Z. 2021. Soybean development and productivity in response to organic management above the Northern boundary of soybean distribution in Europe. Agronomy, 11 (2): 214. IF – 3,417
Arlauskienė A., Šarūnaitė L., Kadžiulienė Ž. 2021. Agronomic practice and performance of organic farms in different environmental conditions in Lithuania. Biological Agriculture & Horticulture, 37 (2): 91–106. IF – 1,375
Monographs, books, textbooks and their sections published by international publishers
Other peer-reviewed publications