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Dr. Ona Auškalnienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-7512-8274
Tel. +370 687 13 954
E-mail: ona.auskalniene@lammc.lt
Instituto al. 1, Akademija, LT-58344 Kėdainiai dist., Lithuania



1981–1986 Scientific agronomist, Lithuanian Academy of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

Academic degree

1996 Doctor of Biomedical Sciences (Agronomy), dissertation “Threshold of weed harmfulness and competition critical period in maize at different agricultural practices”.

Research fields

  • Herbicide resistance
  • Weeds, weed control, herbicide efficacy and selectivity evaluation in different crop
  • Plant growth regulators in cereals


Since 2002 Senior Researcher, Department of Soil and Crop Management, Institute of Agriculture (until 2010, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture), LAMMC.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organisations

  • Member of Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists (NJF)
  • Member of European Weed Research Society, since 2016 national representative for the Lithuania
  • Member of NORBARAG (Nordic Baltic Resistance Action Group), since 2017 Chairman of the Weed section
  • Member of Lithuanian Weed Research Society
  • Member of Lithuanian Society of Researches

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2014–2015 National Paying Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture project “Technology improvement for statics control of winter and spring wheat crops aimed at achieving higher grain yield of better quality”, leader.
  • 2010–2012 National Paying Agency under the Ministry of Agriculture project “Implementation of the scientifically based agricultural technologies for the maintain soil productivity on farms”, leader.
  • 2010–2011 National Programmme „Ecosystems in Lithuania: Climate Change and Human Activity“ project “Alteration and management of segetal flora in agriculture by climate change”, participant.
  • 2009 Ministry of Agriculture project “The economical substantiation of growing technologies of the old varieties of plants for drug, nutrition and fibber” according to programme for heritage saving, leader.
  • 2008–2009 Ministry of Agriculture project “Use of plants for products of national heritage: preserving of diversity and potential for handling”, leader.
  • 2005 State Studies Foundation (LVMSF) project “Information technologies in control and management of weed seed bank”, participant.
  • 2004 Project “The influence of stand density and fertilization on grain yield and quality of maize early hybrids”, supported by “Litagros chemija”, leader.
  • 2002–2003 Ministry of Agriculture project “Preparation of technology for growing of early hybrids of maize”, leader.
  • 2002 State Studies Foundation (LVMSF) project “The use of plant growth regulators and strobilurins to the statics control and homogeneity of stands”, leader.
  • 2001 State Studies Foundation (LVMSF) project “Investigations of the introduction of maize early hybrids under the Lithuanian conditions”, leader.

Supervision of PhD studies

  • 2008–2011 supervisor of G.Pšibišauskiene PhD work “The biological changes of segetal flora in spring barley agrophytocenose under different competition.

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