PR (PlantReligion) [was Re: INFORMATION-BASED FARMING]

Bill Purves purves at jarthur.claremont.edu
Fri Oct 2 22:50:06 EST 1992


In article <1992Oct1.025416.6334 at ncsu.edu> samodena at csemail.cropsci.ncsu.edu (S. A. Modena) writes:
>Well, I toss in that Vernalization, postulated by Lysenko, received
>some "serious" attention in the West from a few plant physiologists. 

Umm... although Lysenko tried to take credit for the concept of
vernalization, it is clear that he was NOT responsible for the
actual science involved.  He has been given a lot of undue credit
for that one.

(bill)

William K. Purves
Department of Biology
Harvey Mudd College
Claremont, CA 91711



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