Origins of Mendelism [by] Robert C. Olby. With an introduction by C.D. Darlington.

New York, Schocken Books [1966] .

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Subjects Austria.
Geneticists -- Austria -- Biography.
Genetics -- History.
Mendel's law -- History.
Mendel's law.
Mendel, Gregor, 1822-1884.
Mendel, Lois de.
Description 204 pages illustrations, facsimiles, portraits 23 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Errata slip inserted.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. The early hybridists : Koelreuter's life ; Genetic researches ; Explanation of results ; Preformation refuted -- 2. Hybridisation [hybridization] before Mendel (1787-1849) : Gaertner's life ; Peas ; Maize ; Tobacco ; The separation of species from varieties ; The whole versus the parts -- 3. Blending and non-blending heredity: Darwin, Naudin, and Galton : Darwin's genetics ; Naudin's hypothesis of segregation ; Darwin's criticism of Naudin's hypothesis ; Galton's approach to Mendelian heredity -- 4. Sexual and asexual reproduction : The necessity of fertilization ; The presence of variation ; Hybrid fusion ; Variation due to changes in the conditions of life ; Pangenesis -- 5. Gregor Mendel : Mendel's life ; Student in Vienna ; Research period ; Correspondence with Naegeli ; Abbot of the monastery -- 6. Pause and rediscovery : De Vries ; Correns and Tschermak ; The analytic approach ; Bateson ; Cytological basis of Mendel's laws ; Mendel's "law" ; Exceptions to Mendel's law ; Conclusion.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area Austria
Network Numbers (OCoLC)639870
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Olby, Robert C.
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