Doctor of agricultural sciences Sci., Professor, Leading Researcher, VNIIGiM named after A. N. Kostyakova. Elected a full member of the International Academy of Agrarian Education, International Academy of Informatization. Awarded by the Ministry of Education of Russia with the badge "Honorary Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation", the honorary title "Honored Worker of Science of the Russian Federation". The inventor of the USSR, laureate of the VSNTO prize, has a gold and silver medal of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements. The main directions of scientific work: the development of theoretical and selection-genetic principles for the creation of single-seeded fodder beets at the diploid and polyploid levels, the formation of legume-cereal cenoses that provide a balanced feed in terms of the sugar-protein ratio for large dairy complexes, the issues of restoring the soil fertility of the Non-Chernozem zone. 175 works have been published, including 14 textbooks and teaching aids, 7 of them with the stamp of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia and 15 monographs. 8 candidates and 2 doctors of sciences were trained. Has 5 patents.