A film about the first Russian scientist-agronomist, naturalist and prolific writer A.T. Bolotov. Morning landscape. Tombstone to A. T. Bolotov. Cabinet A. T. Bolotova. The ciliate moves under the microscope. Embankment of the Neva River. Halls of the Winter Palace in Leningrad. The pages of books by A. T. Bolotov are being turned over. A tractor is driving across the field. Schoolchildren in the office of botany. The building of the St. Petersburg Admiralty.