Definition of Lysenko
1. Noun. Soviet geneticist whose adherence to Lamarck's theory of evolution was favored by Stalin (1898-1976).
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Literary usage of Lysenko
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1. The Troubled Birth of Russian Democracy: Parties, Personalities, and Programs by Michael McFaul, Sergei Markov (1993)
"... Interview with Vladimir Lysenko (June 1991) How did you enter politics? During the 1970s, when I was ..."
2. Breaking with Communism: The Intellectual Odyssey of Bertram D. Wolfe by Bertram David Wolfe, Robert Hessen (1990)
"In the following letter he asks Ray Murphy of the US State Department to expedite a visa for Pavel Lysenko (brother of Stalin's favorite biologist, ..."
3. GIS for Health and the Environment by Don De Savigny, Pandu Wijeyaratne (1995)
"... defined as the number of acts of transmission for one individual occurring within a finite period of time (Lysenko and Beljaev 1987), was calculated for ..."
4. The Information Universe: Issues in Informing Science and Information by Informing Science Institute, Eli Cohen, Ed. (2006)
"Lysenko dismissed "genes" and "chromosomes" as mere figments of "bourgeois" ... The Lysenko and Michurin theories, collectively termed "creative Darwinism," ..."