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Dr. Karolina Barčauskaitė

ORCiD iD: 0000-0002-0089-7706
E-mail: karolina.barcauskaite@lammc.lt
Studentų 15A-J330, Akademija, Kaunas dist., Lithuania



2014–2018 PhD studies, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry.

2010–2012 Master degree in Applied Biochemistry Analysis, Vytautas Magnus University. 

2006–2010 Bachelor degree in Applied Chemistry, Kaunas University of Technology. 

Academic degree

2018 doctoral degree in Agricultural Sciences, Agronomy, dissertation “Amount of polychlorbiphenyls and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Lithuania produced composts and their effect on soil and plants”. 

Research fields

  • Research of soil improvement substances using different instrumental analysis methods
  • Determination of active substances concentration in plant protection products by HPLC and GC methods
  • Determination of petroleum hydrocarbon index in soil and water samples
  • Research of persistent organic pollutants
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of biologically active compounds in bee products


Since 2021 Senior Researcher, Head of Agrobiology Laboratory, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

Involvement in programmes and projects


  1. 2022–2024 EU H2020 EJP SOIL project “External organic matters for climate mitigation and soil health” (EOM4SOIL), manager at LAMMC.
  2. 2020–2024 CA19116 “Trace metal metabolism in plants” (PLANTMETALS), coordinator in the Institute of Agriculture. 
  3. 2020–2022 European Union under the South Baltic Interreg program project “Baltic Phytoremediation” (BAPR), implementer.


  • 2021–2023 European Regional Development Fund and Lithuanian Research Council (LMTLT) (SMART) project “The management of target metabolites in industrial hemp for the development of COVID-19 symptom relief products”, implementer.
  • 2020–2022 European Union structural funds and Lithuanian Research Council “Promotion of internships after doctoral studies” project “The Influence of agrotechnological measures on fibre hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) morphological parts phytochemical composition”, implementer.
  • 2020–2022 Lithuanian Council of Science National Science Programme “Sustainability of Agro, Forest and Aquatic Ecosystems” project “Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Changing Nitrogen Flows in the Ecosystem” (MANGHG), implementer.
  • 2019–2021 Ministry of Agriculture project “Glyphosate and its degradation products AMPA and glufosinate residues in soil and grain and their degradation period”. 
  • 2015–2016 Ministry of Environment project “Products produced from biodegradable waste quality requirements creation” (VPS-2015-131-KKSP).
  • 2013–2015 Vytautas Magnus University project “Used wooden sleepers bioremediation research and creation of technology” BIOREM (No. VP1-3.1-ŠMM-10-V-02-010).

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