Hugo deVries


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Noun1.Hugo deVries - Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)Hugo deVries - Dutch botanist who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution (1848-1935)
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He recognized that, as the French scientist Hugo DeVries noted, natural selection could explain only the survival of the fittest, not the arrival of the fittest.
At the dawn of the 20th century, 3 researchers, Hugo DeVries, Karl Correns, and Erich von Seysenegy Tschermak, independently discovered the mendelian principles.