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Dr. Almantas Ražukas

ORCiD iD: 0000-0001-8007-7486
Tel. +370 650 25 500
E-mail: almantas.razukas@lammc.lt
Žalioji Sq. 2, LT-02232 Vilnius, Lithuania

Education 

1982–1987 Scientific agronomist, Faculty of Agronomy, Lithuanian Academy of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy). 

Academic degrees

Habilitation procedure of Biomedical Sciences, Agronomy, a review of scientific works “Potatoes breeding and seed production research”.

Doctor of Agricultural Sciences (Agronomy), disertation “Meristemic seed production application for different maturity potato varieties”.

Research fields

  • Crop production
  • Plant breeding and seed production
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Agriculture ecology

Position

Since 2021 Head of Vokė Branch, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

Since 2022 Chief Researcher, Vokė Branch, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture (since 2021 Vokė Branch, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC).

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2017–2018 Lithuanian Business Support Agency program “Industrial prototype technologic equipment production of water elimination from sapropel by water freezing into snow crystals”.
  • 2014–2015 National science program “Healthy and Safe food” program “Buckwheat varieties and growing conditions selection for functional components increase technology development”.

Supervision and co-supervision of PhD projects

  • Vaiva Bražinskienė “The effect of organic and conventional farming types on the amount of antioxidant compounds in potato tubers”.
  • Auksė Burakova “Biogenic elements circulation using ecologic fertilizers”.

Plant varieties developed

  • Smooth Brome-Grass ‘VB Galinda’.
  • Onobrychis vicifolia Scop ‘VB Žilvinai’.
  • Buckwheat ‘VB Nojai’.
  • Rye ‘VB Duoniai’.
  • Potato ‘VB Liepa’.
  • Potato ‘VB Rasa’.
  • Potato ‘VB Aista’.
  • Narrow leaved lupin ‘VB Ugniai’.
  • Narrow leaved lupin ‘VB Vilniai’.
  • Buckwheat ‘VB Vokiai’.
  • Fodder radish ‘VB Gausiai’.
  • Potato ‘Goda’.
  • Potato ‘Vaiva’.
  • Potato ‘VB Venta’.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (click the link here)

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