Grigorii Andreevich Levitsky (1878–1942)

Grigorii Andreevich Levitsky (1878–1942) ISSN 1022-7954, Russian Journal of Genetics, 2009, Vol. 45, No. 11, pp. 1261–1266. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2009. Original Russian Text © A.V. Rodionov, 2009, published in Genetika, 2009, Vol. 45, No. 11, pp. 1429–1435. DEVOTED TO THE 130TH BIRTHDAY OF GRIGORII ANDREEVICH LEVISKII “The leading goal of the entire research is to understand the hereditary chromosomal mechanism of cultivated plants and to make possible the required transformations in it”. G. A. Levitsky A. V. Rodionov Komarov Botanical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia; e-mail: DOI: 10.1134/S1022795409110015 correctly noted [4], the first monograph on cytogenetics ever published: the well-known books by Wilson [5], Sharp [6], and Belar'a [7] were published later; in addi- tion, none of them was aimed at such an in-depth anal- ysis of the evolution of the genetic apparatus. The book begins with a dedication “to my dear teacher, Sergei Gavrilovich Navashin.” The group of young, gifted researchers “consolidated into a single whole by an intense creative effort”—if I may use V.P. Efroimson’s [8] sublime style—comprising the outstanding cytogeneticists M.S. Navashin, L.N. Delaunay, and M.V. Tchernojaroff gathered around S.G. Navashin, the first karyologist in the former Russian Empire and discoverer of double fertil- Russian Journal of Genetics Springer Journals

Grigorii Andreevich Levitsky (1878–1942)

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