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Arman Shamshitov

ORCiD iD: 0000-0001-8985-7761
Tel. +370 631 14 191
E-mail: arman.shamshitov@lammc.lt
Studentų St. 15A, Akademija, LT-53362 Kaunas dist.


Since 2020 Doctoral studies in the field of Agronomic Sciences, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC, dissertation title “Characterisation of soil microbiota decomposing the plant residues in cereal based cropping system”.

2019–2020 Master's degree in Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University. 

2018–2020 Master's degree in Biotechnology, Faculty of Agrotechnologies, M. Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University.

2012–2016 Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University.

Research fields

  • Investigation of grain crop residue decomposition by soil microbial community
  • Isolation and identification of soil bacteria that degrade main plant cell biopolymers
  • Characterization of soil microbial community that participate in crop residue decomposition process

Professional experience

Since 2020 November Junior Researcher, Microbiology laboratory, Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC.

2019–2020 Agronomist, LP “Mambetov & Co”.

2017–2019 Plant Quarantine Inspector, Petropavlovsk city territorial inspectorate.

In-service training

  • May 1 – June 30, 2022 Research internship “Molecular identification and characterization of cellulolytic bacteria isolated from the soil of cereal-based cropping system”, Genexpress Laboratory, Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI), University of Florence.
  • 9th November – 3rd December, 2021 PhD course Soil systems “Analytical methods for integrating the chemical and biophysical interface in soils”, 3 ECTS, EJP SOIL, SLU, Uppsala.
  • 10–16 June, 2021 English course for Academic Purposes “Academic publishing and presenting” (C1), VMU, Kaunas.
  • 21–22 April, 2021 “Metabarcoding Data Management and Analysis in PlutoF course”, 1 ECTS, Tartu, Estonia.
  • 8–11 February, 2021 Agricultural Chemistry Winter School 2021 “Interactions between biogeochemical cycles of elements in plant-soil-microbe systems”, University of Torino, Torino, Italy.

Involvement in programmes and projects

  • 2022–2024 Horizon 2020 programme EJP SOIL project “Agroecological strategies for an efficient functioning of plant - soil biota interactions to increase SOC sequestration” (AgroecoseqC).


  • 2021 Institute of Agriculture, LAMMC, a letter of thanks for active scientific work, professional development and assistance in conducting commissioned studies of Lithuanian business entities.


Articles in journals indexed in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science database

  1. Supronienė S., Kadžienė G., Shamshitov A., Veršulienė A., Šneideris D., Ivanauskas A., Žvirdauskienė R. 2023. Soil fungistasis against Fusarium graminearum under different tillage systems. Plants, 12 (4): 966. IF – 4,658
  2. Shamshitov A., Decorosi F., Viti C., Fornasier F., Kadžienė G., Supronienė S. 2023. Characterisation of cellulolytic bacteria isolated from agricultural soil in Central Lithuania. Sustainability, 15 (1): 598. IF – 3,889
  3. Matelionienė N., Supronienė S., Shamshitov A., Zavtrikovienė E., Janavičienė S., Kadžienė G. 2022. Weeds in cereal crop rotations may host Fusarium species that cause Fusarium head blight and grain weight losses in wheat. Agronomy, 12: 2741. IF – 3,949

Other publications

  1. Shamshitov A. 2021. Screening of cellulolytic bacteria isolated from the soil of cereal-based cropping system. 10th conference of young scientists Young Scientists for Agricultural Progress. November 18, Vilnius, Lithuania.
  2. Shamshitov A., Supronienė S., Kadžienė G. 2021. Characterization of soil microbiota decomposing the plant residues in cereal-based cropping system. a review. Proceedings of the 17th international conference of young scientists Energy and Natural Sciences Issues. May 24–28, Kaunas, Lithuania, p. 842–844.
  3. Shamshitov A. 2020. The influence of biohumus on the growth and development of potatoes and soil microflora. Proceedings of the international scientific and practical online conferences Youth and Science-2020. Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan, p. 268–272.