Vytautas Pilipavicius

Aleksandras Stulginskis UniversityLithuania

Professor in weed science, organic agriculture and agroecology at Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Lithuania. Degree diploma (1996) (summa cum laude) in agronomy, Lithuanian University of Agriculture, Faculty of Agronomy. Dr. in biomedical sciences, agronomy (2000), Lithuanian University of Agriculture, Faculty of Agronomy, Department of Soil Management; \Dynamics of spring barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) yield accumulation and of weed seed rain\. Habilitation in biomedical sciences, agronomy (2007): Lithuanian University of Agriculture, \Weed spreading regularity and adaptivity to abiotical factors\. 2008-2011 president of Lithuanian University of Agriculture Union of Professors \Scientia\, member of 14 international and national research organisations. Field of research interest - conventional and organic agriculture, weed science, agroecology. Associate Editor of journal Agronomy Research, member of editorial boards of journal Agricultural Sciences. Research fellowship from Ministry of Science and Education 2003, Acknowledgment awards from Lithuanian U. Agr., 2004, 2008, diplom of journal \Zemes ukis\ [Agriculture] for the best articles during 2006, Education mobility foundation award for active and meaningful activity in international Erasmus exchange programme 2007, diploma of Lithuanian ministry of agriculture, the most communicative researcher 2008, State of Lithuania The Medal of January 13.

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Organic agriculture combines tradition, innovation and science to benefit the shared environment and promotes fair relationships and a good quality of life. This book is a compilation of 11 chapters focused on development of organic agriculture, the role of sustainability in ecosystem and social community, analysis of environmental impacts of the organic farming system and its comparison with the conventional one, crop growing and weed control technologies, organic production, effective microorganisms technology. Continuously, a wide range of research experiments focus on organic agriculture technologies, quality of production, environmental protection and non-chemical, ecologically acceptable alternative solutions. In the book Organic Agriculture Towards Sustainability, contributing researchers cover multiple topics respecting modern, precious organic agriculture research.

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