Definition of Hugo devries
1. Noun. Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935).
Generic synonyms: Botanist, Phytologist, Plant Scientist
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hugo Devries
Literary usage of Hugo devries
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"... to DH Campbell and MacMillan Company for figure 391 taken by permission from "University Text-Book of Botany"; to Hugo DeVries for permission to use his ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"(With six figures) Hugo DeVries 377 Notes on North American Trees. I. Quercus CS Sargent 423 Uredinales of the Andes, Based on Collections by Dr. and Mrs. ..."
3. Genetics; an Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1922)
"Here, in an abandoned potato field, it fell under the seeing eye of Hugo deVries in 1885, and now both botanist and primrose are famous. ..."
4. The Meaning of Evolution by Samuel Christian Schmucker (1913)
"... there is much change in the physical geography of a country, will produce more rapid evolution than we at present are experiencing. Hugo DeVries, of ..."
5. Heredity and Environment in the Development of Men by Edwin Grant Conklin (1922)
"In 1901 Hugo deVries startled the scientific world by the publication of his great work on the "Mutation Theory" of evolution in which he proved that the ..."
6. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"By hugo devries, Professor of Botany in the University of Amsterdam. Edited by Daniel Trembly MacDougal, Director Department of Botanical Research, ..."
7. Agriculture and Life; a Text-book for Normal Schools and Teachers' Reading by Arthur D. Cromwell (1915)
"As explained in the chapter on Plant Breeding (Chapter II), this theory of Darwin has been supplemented by the mutation theory of Hugo DeVries. ..."