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Dr. Akvilė Jonavičienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0003-1703-6272
E-mail: akvile.jonaviciene@lammc.lt
Instituto al. 1, Akademija, LT-58344 Kėdainiai dist., Lithuania


2012–2016 PhD studies, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.

2009–2011 Master’s degree in Agronomy (Agronomy), Faculty of Agronomy, Lithuanian University of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

2005–2009 Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy (Horticulture and Landscape Management), Faculty of Agronomy, Lithuanian University of Agriculture.

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

2017 Doctoral degree in Agronomy, doctoral thesis “Causal agents of seedling blight (Fusarium spp., Microdochium spp.) and snow mold (Microdochium spp.) – their occurrence and damage in cereals“. 

Research fields

  • Seed-borne pathogens
  • Pathogenic Fusarium and Microdochium spp. fungi causing seedling blight and snow mold in cereals
  • The effectiveness of plant protection products against seed-borne diseases in cereals


Since 2023 Senior Researcher, Plant Pathology and Protection Department, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC

Memberships and affiliations with professional organisations

  • Since 2012 member of Nordic Association of Agricultural Sciences (NJF)

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2017–2019 “Evaluation of the most harmful seed borne diseases of cereals and fodder legume crops, and the establishment of their thresholds in certified cereal and fodder plant seed”, investigator.
  • 2017–2019 “Evaluation of cereal varieties suitability for integrated pest management” (IPM), investigator.
  • 2017–2018 “The dynamics of contamination by mould fungi depending on climatic and storage conditions”, investigator.
  • 2014–2016 “Evaluation of wheat and rapeseed varieties susceptibility for disease and productivity at different infection level”, investigator.
  • 2013–2015 “Integrated Pest Control measures in economically most important agricultural crops”, investigator.
  • 2013–2014 “The distribution of Fusarium fungi and their metabolites in grains”, investigator.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (click the link here)