Trofim Denisovich Lysenko, Russian biologist

Trofim Denisovich Lysenko, Russian biologist

H412/0083 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 27.9MB

Downloadable file size: 1.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Trofim Denisovich Lysenko, Russian biologist, born in Karlovka, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine, on September 29, 1898. Lysenko graduated from the Kiev Institute of Agriculture in 1925 and became concerned with the cultivation of new varieties of plants. Lysenko believed that acquired characteristics could be inherited or manipulated by environmental control and denounced those geneticists (notably Mendel) who had maintained that such characteristics were innate. His heretic ideas enjoyed Stalin's patronage & thus permeated Soviet agricultural policy, with disastrous consequences. Stalin's death in 1953 heralded his decline & ultimate dismissal in 1964.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: agriculturalist, biologist, botanist, geneticist, lysenko, novosti, portraits, surname l, trofim

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.