Kostychev Paul A.( naturalist, an agronomist, founder of the national soil microbiology)
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Biography Kostychev Paul A.
(12.VII.1845, Moscow - 21.HI. 1895, St. Petersburg)
Author of works on the chernozem soils of Russia; student, friend, employee AN. Engelgarrdta, teacher VI. Vernadsky, constant opponent VV. Dokuchaev. The name K. related analysis of phosphorite, collected AN. Engelhardt in Smolensk and others. provinces in 1866, supervising field experience AN. Engelhardt, conducting experiments with artificial fertilizers in Batishcheva. In 1888. K. devoted AN Engelhardt article "On what soil phosphate rock brings the harvest". With the assistance of K. s Batishcheva was bought by the treasury, but in 1896. open Engelgardtovskaya Experiment Station in podzols - the first in Russia.
Lit. Biographical Dictionary of Science and Technology leaders. - T. 1. - M., 1958. - P. 448-449, 1973. - T. 13. - P. 279.