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AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
US maize geneticists. From right to left: Donald Forsha Jones (1890-1963), Marcus Morton Rhoades (1903-1991) and Willard Ralph Singleton (1900-1982). All three specialised in research on the genetics of maize (Zea mays, known as 'corn' in the USA). Jones was editor of the journal 'Genetics' from 1926 to 1935. Rhoades was editor of the same journal from 1940 to 1946. Photographed in 1941, during the Ninth Symposium on Quantitative Biology (Genes and Chromosome Structure, 18 June to 2 July) at the Carnegie Institution Department of Genetics (later Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory), New York, USA.
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