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Dr. Jurgita Cesevičienė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0001-5672-4196
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Instituto Ave. 1, Akademija, LT-58344 Kėdainiai dist., Lithuania


2001–2007 PhD studies, Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.

2001 Master studies in Agronomy, Lithuanian University of Agriculture (since 2019 Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy).

1999 Bachelor studies in Agronomy, Lithuanian University of Agriculture.


Academic degree

2007 Doctoral degree in Biomedical Sciences, Agronomy, dissertation topic “Winter wheat grain technological properties as influenced by fertilization, harvesting time and length of storage period”, Lithuanian University of Agriculture and Lithuanian Institute of Agriculture.

Research fields

  • Changes in the quality of cereal grains and their products (flour, bran, dough, starch, bread)
  • Chemical composition of plant materials for food, feed, energy resources and industrial processing using various agrotechnologies


Since 2019 Chief Researcher, Chemical Research Laboratory, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

Memberships and affiliations with professional organisations

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2022–2024 International Research and Development (TMTTV) of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania project for 2015–2022 “Connecting sustainable agroecosystems and farming with circular bioeconomy and new technologies” (ConnectFarms), funded by ERA-NET Co-fund SusAn, FACCE ERA-GAS, ICT-AGRI-FOOD and SusCrop 2021 invitation “Circularity in mixed crops and livestock farming systems with emphasis on climate change mitigation and adaptation”, collaborator.

  • 2020 Ministry of Agriculture project “Production of alternative biomass sources (including alternative protein production sources and technologies) in primary agriculture: technological solutions, their use for bioeconomy development purposes – energy, feed, food”, executor.
  • Since 2017 LAMMC program “Plant Biopotential for Multifunctional Use and Sustainability of Agroecosystems”, research measure “Research of plant nutritional, feed value and healing components in the conditions of new technologies, sustainable environment and changing climate”, head.
  • 2017–2020 Ministry of Agriculture program Rural Development 2014–2020, measure "Knowledge transfer and information activities", project “Quality and risk assessment of conserved forages aimed at ensuring high feeding-value forage and well-being for dairy cattle”, executor.
  • 2017–2021 Lithuanian Research Council high level R&D (SMART) project “Quality diagnostics of biogas production by-product (digestate) for innovative use as a biofertilizer”, executor.
  • 2017–2021 Lithuanian Research Council High level R&D (SMART) project “Development of winter wheat varieties for amylose-free starch and vital gluten processing”, executor.
  • 2014–2015 Research Council of Lithuania program “Healthy and Safe Food” project “Perennial legumes – a source of value added ingredients for functional food” (LegFOOD), scientific executor.
  • 2014–2015 Lithuanian Rural Development Programme project “Innovative bean plant growing technologies enriching local protein feed and biological soil nitrogen”, scientific executor.
  • 2012–2015 ESF project “Scientific validation of C3 and C4 herbaceous plants multifunctionality for innovative technologies: phyto-raw materials – bioproducts – environmental effects”, scientific executor.
  • 2012–2014 Lithuanian Council of Science project “Comprehensive studies on biopotential of multi-use energy C4 type plant switchgrass” (EnergoSora), scientific executor.
  • 2013 Lithuanian Rural Development Programme project “Use of cereals and other resources in the sustainable agriculture system”, scientific executor.
  • 2012, 2013 Ministry of Education and Science project “The consolidation of university knowledge and technology communication ability” (UNIGEB), part M-ŽI-13 “Application and development of the laser diffraction method for soil and plant materials in agricultural science”, scientific executor.
  • 2011–2013 Ministry of Agriculture research development program “Creating and Introduction of Plant Varieties”, project “Screening of cereal varieties for whole-grain food with improved nutritional value”, scientific executor.
  • 2011–2012 Ministry of Agriculture research development program “Crop Development”, project “Quality assessment of country produced preserved herbal feed for cattle by spectrometry”, scientific executor.
  • 2008–2009 Ministry of Agriculture research development program “Development of Organic Farming”, project “Studio of organic wheat suitable for processing”, scientific executor.
  • 2008 Research Council of Lithuania scientific group project “Creation of cheap and quick method for non-food wheat grain quality assessment”, scientific executor.
  • 2007–2009 Research Council of Lithuania program “Industrial Biotechnology Development”, project “Wheat for special purpose biopolymers”, scientific executor.

Supervision of PhD studies

  • 2020–2023 Co-supervisor of PhD student Lauksmė Merkevičiūtė-Venslovė, topic of the PhD project “Quality of conserved forage and factors influencing its changes”.
  • Since 2019 Supervisor of PhD student Danutė Petraitytė, topic of the PhD project “Changes in the chemical composition and technological properties of cereal grains and in the quality of soil as influenced by different fertilization systems”.
  • 2017–2020 Co-supervisor of PhD student Yuliia Kochiieru, topic of the PhD project “The research of raw material and product quality of bread cereals in the aspect of mycotoxins”.
  • 2017 Head of bachelor student in practice (1 month) of Aira Druktienytė (KTU, Program of Industrial Biotechnology).

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (click the link here)