1978 PM3. Discovered 1978 Aug. 8 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.
Named in honor of Aleksandr Konstantinovich Kondakov (1928– ), researcher on agricultural chemistry and fertilizers for fruit plants, and head of the laboratory of agrochemistry at the Michurin All-Russian Research Institute of Gardening in Michurinsk. He is well known for his new concepts involving the fertilization of garden soil and for diagnostics concerning the nourishment of garden plants. (M 30799)