TITLE

Correns, Carl Franz Joseph Erich (1864 - 1933)

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography;2005, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
German botanist and geneticist. He can be credited for rediscovering the work of Austrian biologist Gregor Mendel and putting Mendelism back on the agenda in 1900, 16 years after gMendel's death.
ACCESSION #
19931207

 

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