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The press service of Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has expressed condolences on the passing of Abdumavlon Abdullayev, a Namangan-born world-renowned scientist in the field of genetics and experimental botany. As Daryo reported, Abdumavlon Abdullayev passed away on December 8, at the age of 92. His collection of the cotton gene pool is considered Uzbekistan’s national heritage.

The talented scientist worked selflessly at the Academy of Sciences for almost 70 years and authored over 600 scientific publications, including some 10 monographs. Besides, more than 300 articles by Abdumavlon Abdullayev were published in prestigious international journals on science.

‘Academician A. Abdullayev's services to the development of science in our country were duly awarded by our state. He was awarded the "Honored Scientist of Uzbekistan" (1980), the "Labor Glory" Order (2003), and the "State Prize of the Republic of Uzbekistan" (2011).

The memory of Abdumavlon Abdullayev, a famous scientist, a kind teacher, and a humble person, will always remain in our hearts.

Sh. Mirziyoyev, T. Narbayeva, N. Ismoilov, A. Aripov, B. Yoldashev’, the message reads.

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Abdumavlon Abdullayev, world-renowned scientist, dies at 92

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