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Biffen, Sir Rowland Harry

F. L. Engledow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 851 words.

Biffen, Sir Rowland Harry (1874–1949), geneticist and agricultural botanist, was born on 28 May 1874 at Cheltenham, the eldest of the family of two boys and three girls of Henry John...

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Genetic diversity and population structure of wheat in India and Turkey

Mohd Kamran Khan, Anamika Pandey, George Thomas, Mahinur S. Akkaya, Seyit Ali Kayis, Yusuf Ozsensoy, Mehmet Hamurcu, Sait Gezgin, Ali Topal and Erdogan E. Hakki.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Genetics and Genomics. 7018 words.

Genetic diversity among plant species offers prospects for improving the plant characteristics. Its assessment is necessary to help tackle the threats of environmental fluctuations and for...

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Harland, Sydney Cross

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 697 words.

Harland, Sydney Cross (1891–1982), agricultural botanist and geneticist, was born on 19 June 1891 at Snainton, near Scarborough, the son of Erasmus Harland and his wife, Eliza. He was...

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Hutchinson, Sir Joseph Burtt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 934 words.

Hutchinson, Sir Joseph Burtt (1902–1988), geneticist and agriculturist, was born on 21 March 1902 in Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire, the eldest of the three sons (there were no daughters)...

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Introduced and invasive cactus species: a global review

Ana Novoa, Johannes J. Le Roux, Mark P. Robertson, John R.U. Wilson and David M. Richardson.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Pathology and Diseases; Ecology and Conservation; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6112 words.

Understanding which species are introduced and become invasive, and why, are central questions in invasion science. Comparative studies on model taxa have provided important insights, but...

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Introduction to the Special Issue: Electrons, water and rice fields: plant response and adaptation to flooding and submergence stress

Michael B. Jackson and Abdelbagi M. Ismail.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Plant Physiology; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7137 words.

Flooding and submergence impose widespread and unpredictable environmental stresses on plants and depress the yield of most food crops. The problem is increasing, as is the need for greater...

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Mangelsdorf, Paul Christoph

John H. Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Genetics and Genomics; Botany. 1111 words.

Mangelsdorf, Paul Christoph (20 July 1899–22 July 1989), botanist, geneticist, and agronomist, was born in Atchison, Kansas, the son of August Mangelsdorf, a commercial seed merchant, and...

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Physiological, anatomical and transcriptional alterations in a rice mutant leading to enhanced water stress tolerance

John Milton Lima, Manoj Nath, Prasad Dokku, K. V. Raman, K. P. Kulkarni, C. Vishwakarma, S. P. Sahoo, U. B. Mohapatra, S. V. Amitha Mithra, V. Chinnusamy, S. Robin, N. Sarla, M. Seshashayee, K. Singh, A. K. Singh, N. K. Singh, R. P. Sharma and T. Mohapatra.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Genetics and Genomics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 10204 words.

Water stress is one of the most severe constraints to crop productivity. Plants display a variety of physiological and biochemical responses both at the cellular and whole organism level...

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