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VASKhNIL (Russian language: ВАСХНИЛ) was the All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences of the Soviet Union (the acronym stands for Lenin All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences or V.I. Lenin Academy of Agricultural Sciences - Всесоюзная академия сельскохозяйственных наук имени В. И. Ленина). Built upon the model of the Academy of Sciences of USSR, VASKhNIL included not only a body of academicians but a vast network of research institutions scattered all over the country with thousands of researchers, plant and cattle breeders.

It operated from 1929 to 1992 (Thomas Hunt Morgan), which was effective until the early 1960s.

VASKhNIL Presidents


On February 4, 1992 the Academy ceased to exist. Its successor institution is the Russian Academy of Agricultural Sciences (Russian: РАСН).

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  • LibWorld - Central Scientific Agricultural Library (CSAL)
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