Vavilov

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Vavilov

(ˈvævɪˌlɒf)
n
(Biography) Nikolai Ivanovich. 1887–?1943, Soviet plant geneticist, noted for his research into the origins of cultivated plants. His findings were regarded as contrary to official ideology and he was arrested (1940), dying in a labour camp