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Dr. Vytautas Seibutis

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-0823-6187
Tel. +370 347 37 275
E-mail: vytautas.seibutis@lammc.lt
Instituto al. 1, Akademija, LT-58344 Kėdainiai distr., Lithuania


1998–2000 Lithuanian University of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy), Faculty of Agronomy, graduated with a master‘s degree in agronomy.
1997–1998 Lithuanian University of Agriculture, Faculty of Agronomy, diplomaed Agronomist.
1993–1997 Lithuanian University of Agriculture, Faculty of Agronomy, agricultural technologist qualification.

Academic degrees and pedagogical titles

2005 Doctoral degree in Biomedical Sciences, Agronomy, dissertation title “Agrobiological Assessment of Short rotations”.

Research fields

  • Short crop rotations
  • Pedobiology
  • Biological effectiveness of new chemical formulations

Professional experience

Since 2008 Researcher, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture (since 2010 Institute of Agriculture, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry).
2004–2007 Junior researcher, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.
2000–2004 Doctoral student, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organizations

  • Member of Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists (NJF).
  • Member of the Lithuanian Scientists Society.

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2016–2018 Participant in the Project “The status of agricultural crops and yield forecast in Lithuania”, financed by Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture.
  • 2014–2015 Participant of the Project “Dissemination of scientific knowledge and innovative practice in agriculture and forestry activity and processing of agricultural products”, launched on the base of the programme for rural development of Lithuania “Innovative technologies development suitable to enrich local food by protein and the soil with biological nitrogen by leguminous plants growing”.
  • 2012–2013 Participant in the Project “Determination of criteria for agricultural draught identification and procedure development for its evaluation under Lithuania’s condition”, financed by Lithuanian Ministry of Agriculture.


Articles in journals indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database

  1. Kochiieru M., Feiza V., Feiziene D., Lamorski K., Deveikyte I., Seibutis V., Pranaitiene S. 2023. Long-term contrasting tillage in Cambisol: Effect on water-stable aggregates, macropore network and soil chemical properties. International Agrophysics, 37 (1): 59–67. IF – 1,627  
  2. Kochiieru M., Feiza V., Feizienė D., Volungevičius J., Deveikytė I., Seibutis V., Pranaitienė S. 2021. The effect of environmental factors and root system on CO2 efux in different types of soil and land uses. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 108 (1): 3–10. IF – 1,281
  3. Kochiieru M., Feiziene D., Feiza V., Volungevicius J., Velykis A., Slepetiene A., Deveikyte I., Seibutis V. 2020. Freezing-thawing impact on aggregate stability as affected by land management, soil genesis and soil chemical and physical quality. Soil and Tillage Research, 203: 104705. IF – 4,601
  4. Feiziene D., Feiza V., Povilaitis V., Putramentaite A., Janusauskaite D., Seibutis V., Slepetys J. 2016. Soil sustainability changes in organic crop rotations with diverse crop species and the share of legumes. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B – Soil and Plant Science, 66 (1): 36–51. IF – 0,651
  5. Deveikytė I.,Seibutis V., Feiza V., Feizienė D. 2015. Control of annual broadleaf weeds by combinations of herbicides in sugar beet. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 102 (2): 147–152. IF – 0,523
  6. Feiziene D., Janusauskaite Dalia, Feiza V., Putramentaite A., Sinkeviciene A., Suproniene S., Seibutis V., Kadziene G., Deveikyte I., Lazauskas S., Janusauskaite Daiva, Povilaitis V. 2015. After-effect of long-term soil management on soil respiration and other qualitative parameters under prolonged dry soil conditions. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 39 (5): 633–651. IF – 1,311
  7. Feiza V., Feizienė D., Sinkevičienė A., Bogužas V., Putramentaite A., Lazauskas S., Deveikytė I., Seibutis V., Steponavičienė V., Pranaitienė S. 2015. Soil water capacity, pore-size distribution and CO2 e-flux in different soils after long-term no-till management. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 102 (13): 3–14. IF – 0,523
  8. Feiza V., Feizienė D., Deveikytė I., Seibutis V., Antanaitis Š., Povilaitis V., Lazauskas S., Janušauskaitė D., Supronienė S. 2014. Soil pore-water environment and CO2 emission in a Luvisol as influenced by contrasting tillage. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B – Soil and Plant Science, 64 (4): 350–359. IF – 0,705
  9. Putramentaitė A., Feizienė D., Feiza V., Antanaitis Š., Deveikytė I., Seibutis V., Janušauskaitė D. 2014. The influence of tillage, fertilization and meteorological conditions on the CO2 exchange rate in a loamy Cambisol. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 101 (3): 227–234. IF – 0,567
  10. Feiza V., Feiziene D., Kadziene G., Lazauskas S., Deveikyte I., Slepetiene A., Seibutis V. 2011. Soil state in the 11th year of three tillage systems application on a cambisol. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, 9 (3–4): 1088–1095. IF – 0,699

Other peer-reviewed publications

  1. Seibutis V., Deveikytė I. and Feiza V. 2009. Effects of short crop rotation and soil tillage on winter wheat development in central Lithuania. Agronomy Research, 7 (Special issue I): 471–476.
  2. Seibutis V., Feiza V. 2008. The influence of short crop rotations, monocrop and reduced soil tillage on weed population. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 95 (3): 123–129.
  3. Deveikyte I., Seibutis V. 2008. Effects of the phenmedipham, desmedipham, ethofumesate, Metamitron and Triflusulfuron-methyl on weeds and sugar beet. Lucrari stiintifice Universitatea de stipinte agricole si medicina veterinara Ion Ionescu de la Brad. Seria Agronomia. Iasi, Romania, 51: 278–286.
  4. Deveikytė I., Seibutis V. 2008. The influence of post-emergence herbicides combinations on broad-leaved weeds in sugar beet. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 95 (3): 43–49.
  5. Seibutis V., Deveikyte I. 2008. Changes in the agrophytocenoses and chemical indicators of peas and sugar beet crops in short crop rotations. Lucrari stiintifice Universitatea de stipinte agricole si medicina veterinara Ion Ionescu de la Brad. Seria Agronomia. Iasi, Romania, 51: 271–277.
  6. Seibutis V., Deveikyte I. 2008. Effect of crop rotation on yield and quality of winter wheat. Кормиi кормовиробництво. Вiнииця, 62: 219–225.
  7. Deveikytė I., Auškalnis A., Seibutis V. 2007. Stosowanie mieszanek herbicydowych w buraku cukrowym i jęczmieniu jarym jako element zapobiegający powstawaniu odporności chwastów na Litwie. Progress in Plant Protection, 47 (4): 350–357.
  8. Deveikyte I., Seibutis V. 2006. Broadleaf weeds and sugar beet response to phenmedipham, desmadipham, etofumesate and triflusulfuron-methyl. Agronomy Research, 4: 159–162.
  9. Seibutis V., Deveikytė I. 2006. Pea yield and its components in different crop rotations. Zemdirbyste-Agriculture, 93 (4): 263–270.
  10. Seibutis V., Deveikyte I. 2006. The influence of short crop rotations on weed community composition. Agronomy Research, 4: 353–357.
  11. Seibutis V. 20005. Changes in the agrophytocenoses of peas and sugar beet crops as affected by short crop rotations in Lithuania. Lucrari stiintifice Universitatea de stipinte agricole si medicina veterinara Ion Ionescu de la Brad. Seria Agronomy. Romania, Iasi, 48: 490–497.
  12. Seibutis V., Magyla A. 2004. Sliekų paplitimas bei dirvožemio agregatų patvarumas lengvo priemolio dirvose, trumpinant sėjomainų rotacijas. Žemdirbystė. Mokslo darbai, 87: 73–86
  13. Seibutis V., Magyla A. 2004. Žieminių kviečių ir vasarinių miežių pasėlių agrofitocenozės pokyčiai trumpinant sėjomainų rotacijas. Žemdirbystė. Mokslo darbai, 88: 130–144

Monographs, books, textbooks and their sections published by international publishers

  1. Deveikyte I., Sarunaite L., Seibutis V. 2015. Evaluation of pre- and postemergence herbicide combinations for broadleaved weeds in sugar beet. Price A., Kelton J., Sarunaite L. (eds.). Herbicides, Agronomic Crops and Weed Biology. InTech., p. 53. ISBN 978-953-51-2218-0


7 Practical recommendations for agriculture development have been published during 2006–2017.

Popular press articles

5 articles in national agricultural press have been published during 2002–2017.