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Dr. Simona Chrapačienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-8787-2279
Tel. +370 37 555 217
E-mail: simona.chrapaciene@lammc.lt
Kauno St. 30, Babtai, LT-54333 Kaunas dist., Lithuania



2019–2024 PhD studies in Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy (A 001), Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.

2017–2019 Master’s degree in Technological Sciences (Applied Biotechnology), Vytautas Magnus University. 

2013–2017 Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology (Industrial Biotechnology), Kaunas University of Technology.

Academic degree

2024 Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy (A 001), dissertation “Species composition, the prevalence and biological control of fungi of the genus Alternaria in carrot crops”

Research fields

  • Diseases of root vegetables, their epidemiology and biological properties of pathogens
  • Identification of pathogens using molecular methods
  • Integrated disease control methods
  • Biological plant protection


Since 2021 Junior Researcher, Laboratory of Plant Protection, Institute of Horticulture, LAMMC

Participation in programmes and projects

  • July, 2020 – September, 2023 “Biological plant protection strategies: boosting sustainability-orientated competitiveness in controlled environment horticulture (BIOCLED)”. Research is funded by the European union structural funds measure 01.2.2-LMT-K-718 “Targeted Research in Smart Specialisation Areas” of priority axis 1 “Promotion of research, development and innovations”, participant.
  • May – December, 2020 “RTO Lithuania” project “Development of a database of specific parameters of plant pathogens for disease diagnosis by nondestructive methods” (2020 May 22 order No. CV-1-55 by LAMMC). Funding by Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Lithuanian Energy Institute, and The Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, participant. 

Memberships and affiliations with professional organizations

  • Since 2020 Member of Lithuanian Microbiology Society (LT-LMS).

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