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Dr. Gintaras Šiaudinis

ORCiD iD: 0000-0001-8872-0974
Tel. +370 46 45 82 33
E-mail: gintaras.siaudinis@lammc.lt
Gargždų St. 29, Vėžaičiai, LT-96216 Klaipėda distr., Lithuania


2002–2006 Doctoral studies, Agronomy, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture / Lithuanian University of Agriculture. 

2000 Master‘s degree (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

1998 Bachelor‘s degree (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

2007 Doctoral degree (Biomedicine Sciences, Agronomy). 

Research fields

  • The evaluation of different energy crops, their biopotential rating and their suitability of biofuels.

Professional experience

Since 2021 Senior Researcher, Vėžaičiai Branch, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

2017–2020 Senior Researcher, Vėžaičiai Branch, LAMMC.

2012–2017 Scientific Researcher, Vėžaičiai Branch, LAMMC.

2007–2012 Junior Researcher, Vėžaičiai Branch, LAMMC (former: Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture).

2006–2007 PLC “Išlaužo žuvis”.

1999–2000 PLC “Prakritis”.

1998–1999 Junior Researcher, Department of Grassland, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organizations

  • Since 2014 Science Society of Galicia (Spain), honorary member.
  • Since 2010 Member of Nordic association of agricultural scientists (NJF).

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2014–2015 Lithuanian Rural Development Programme (2007-2013) measure “Vocational training and information activities” project No. 1PM-PV-13-2-007606 “Innovative technologies to increase Fabaceae plants cultivation, enriching forages by local proteins and soil by biological nitrogen”, carried out under the activity “Dissemination of scientific knowledge and innovative practices for agricultural and forestry activities and processing of agricultural products in the farms”, executor.
  • 2011–2012 Lithuanian Rural Development Programme (2007-2013) measure “Vocational training and information activities“ project No. 1 PM-PV-10-1-003087-PR001 “Food and forage crop cultivation in farms based on scientific technologies seeking to maitain soil fertility“, carried out under the activity “Dissemination of scientific knowledge and innovative practices for agricultural and forestry activities and processing of agricultural products in the farms”, executor.
  • 2008–2012 Eureka programme project E!CAMELINA BIOFUEL (VP1-3.1-ŠMM-06-V-01-003) “Development of technology to manufacture biofuels using camelina sativa oil as new raw material base”, executor.


Articles in journals indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database

  1. Skuodienė R., Aleinikovienė J., Tomchuk D., Šiaudinis G. 2022.  Impact of sward formation on soil organic carbon variation and relations with soil microbial activity. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 109 (3): 195–202. IF – 1,281
  2. Šiaudinis G., Jasinskas A, Šarauskis E., Skuodienė R., Repšienė R., Karčauskienė D. 2021. The influence of lime material and nitrogen fertilization on reed canary grass productivity, plant quality and environmental impact of using biomass for energy purposes. Agronomy, 11 (5): 895. IF – 3,949
  3. Šiaudinis G., Karčauskienė D., Aleinikovienė J., Repšienė R., Skuodienė R. 2021. The effect of mineral and organic fertilization on common osier (Salix viminalis L.) productivity and qualitative parameters of naturally acidic retisol. Agriculture, 11 (1): 42. IF – 3,408
  4. Skuodienė R., Karčauskienė D., Feiza V., Feizienė D., Repšienė R., Šiaudinis G. 2020. Changes in weed flora under the influence of long term application of liming and reduced soil tillage. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 107 (1): 25–32. IF – 1,083
  5. Šiaudinis G., Jasinskas A., Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R.  2020. The effect of liming and nitrogen application on common osier and black poplar biomass productivity and determination of biofuel quality indicators. Renewable Energy, 152: 1035–1040. IF – 8,001
  6. Šiaudinis G., Jasinskas A., Karčauskienė D., Šarauskis E., Lekavičienė K., Repšienė R. 2020. The dependence of cocksfoot productivity of liming and nitrogen application and the assessment of qualitative parameters and environmental impact using biomass for biofuels. Sustainability, 12 (19): 8208. IF – 3,251

  7. Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R., Ambrazaitienė D., Mockevičienė I., Skuodienė R., Šiaudinis G. 2019. A complex assessment of mineral fertilizers with humic substances in an agroecosystem of acid soil. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 106 (4): 307–314. IF – 0,833
  8. Šiaudinis G., Karčauskienė D., Aleinikovienė J. 2019. Assessment of a single application of sewage sludge on the biomass yield of Silphium perfoliatumand changes in naturally acid soil properties. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 106 (3): 213–218. IF – 0,833
  9. Skuodienė R., Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R., Šiaudinis G. 2018. Changes in the weed communities as affected by different primary soil tillage and deep loosening. Acta Agriculture Scandinavica, Section B, 68 (7): 643–648. IF – 0,810
  10. Skuodienė R., Repšienė R., Karčauskienė D., Šiaudinis G. 2018. Assessment of the weed incidence and weed seed bank of crops under different pedological traits. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research, 16 (2): 1131–1142. IF – 0,689
  11. Jasinskas A., Šiaudinis G., Martinkus M., Karčauskienė D., Repšienė R., Pedišius N, Vonžodas T. 2017. Evaluation of common osier (Salix viminalis L.) and black poplar (Populus nigra L.) biomass productivity and determination of chemical and energetic properties of chopped plants produced for biofuel. Baltic Forestry, 23 (3): 666–672. IF – 0,635
  12. Šiaudinis G., Arlauskienė A., Repšienė R., Šarūnaitė L., Skuodienė R. 2017. The effect of bacterial application on the productivity of faba bean (Vicia faba) And its mixture with spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under two agroclimatic conditions in Lithuania. Applied Ecology And Environmental Research, 15 (4): 2011–2021. IF – 0,681
  13. Šiaudinis G., Liaudanskienė I., Šlepetienė A. 2017. Changes in soil carbon, nitrogen and sulphur content as influenced by liming and nitrogen fertilization of three energy crops. Icelandic Journal of Agricultural Science, 30: 43–50.
  14. Šiaudinis G., Skuodienė R., Repšienė R. 2017. The investigation of three potential energy crops: common mugwort, cup plant and virginia mallow on Western Lithuania’s Albeluvisol. Applied Ecology And Environmental Research, 15 (3): 611–620.
  15. Šiaudinis G., Jasinskas A., Šarauskis E., Steponavičius D., Karčauskienė D., Liaudanskienė I. 2015. The assessment of Virginia mallow (Sida hermaphrodita Rusby) and cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum L.) productivity, physico–mechanical properties and energy expenses. Energy, 93: 606–612.
  16. Šiaudinis G., Karčauskienė D., Šlepetienė A. 2014. The impact of lime and nitrogen fertilization on cocksfoot and reed canary grass productivity in Albeluvisol and energy evaluation of their cultivation technology. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 101 (4): 403–410.
  17. Jasinskas A., Simonavičiūtė R., Šiaudinis G., Liaudanskienė I., Antanaitis Š., Arak M., Olt J. 2014. The assessment of common mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) and cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum L.) productivity and technological preparation for solid biofuel. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 101 (1): 47–56.
  18. Šiaudinis G., Butkutė B. 2013. Response of spring oilseed rape seed yield and quality to nitrogen and sulfur fertilization. Communication in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 44 (1-4): 145–157.
  19. Šiaudinis G., Jasinskas A., Šlepetienė A., Karčauskienė D. 2012. The evaluation of biomass and energy productivity of common mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris ) and cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum L.) in Albeluvisol. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 99 (4): 357–362.
  20. Šiaudinis G. 2010. The effect of nitrogen and sulphur fertilisation on the elemental composition and seed quality of spring oilseed rape. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 97 (4): 47–56.

Other peer-reviewed publications

  1. Skuodienė R., Nekrošienė, R., Katutis, K., Repšienė, R., Šiaudinis G. 2016. Impact of ecological factors on the flooded meadow phytocoenosis structure and productivity. Grassland Science in Europe, 21: 657–659.
  2. Skorupskaitė V., Makarevičienė V., Šiaudinis G., Zajančauskaitė V. 2015. Green energy from different feedstock processed under anaerobic conditions. Agronomy Research, 13 (2): 420–429.
  3. Šiaudinis G., Lazauskas S. 2012. The impact of nitrogen and sulphur on spring wheat productivity and their contents in grain. Scientia Agriculturae Bohemica, 43 (3): 95–103.
  4. Šiaudinis G., Lazauskas S. Azoto ir sieros trąšų įtaka vasarinių rapsų augimui ir derliui. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 96 (2): 71–81.
  5. Šimkūnas A., Šiaudinis G., Valašinaitė S., Mikalauskas K. 2008. Refinered method for photosynthetic potential calculation. Botanika Lithuanica, 14 (2): 81–84.

Popular press articles

  1. Šiaudinis G. 2017. Bulvių ir morkų tręšimas kompostu. Mano ūkis, Nr. 5.
  2. Šiaudinis G., Repšienė R. 2016. Panaudotas grybų substratas – kukurūzams tręšti. Mano ūkis, Nr. 5.
  3. Šiaudinis G. 2013. Netradiciniai bioenerginės paskirties augalai. Mano ūkis, Nr. 7.
  4. Šiaudinis G. 2009. Vasarinių kviečių kiekybiniai ir kokybiniai rodikliai. Mano ūkis, Nr. 7.
  5. Šiaudinis G. 2009. Azotas ir siera didina vasarinių rapsų derlių. Mano ūkis, 6.