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Ly·sen·ko

 (lĭ-sĕng′kō, -syĕn′kə), Trofim Denisovich 1898-1976.
Soviet biologist and agronomist. Director of the Institute of Genetics of the Soviet Academy of Sciences (1940-1964), he rejected genetics in favor of Lamarckian ideas and supported the arrest of many scientists, thus hindering the development of Soviet agriculture.

Lysenko

(lɪˈsɛŋkəʊ; Russian liˈsjɛnkə)
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(Biography) Trofim Denisovich (traˈfim dɪˈnisəvitʃ). 1898–1976, Russian biologist and geneticist
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Noun1.Lysenko - Soviet geneticist whose adherence to Lamarck's theory of evolution was favored by Stalin (1898-1976)
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Danil Lysenko pipped Qatar's Mutaz Barshim to win the high jump gold medal at the IAAF World Indoors Championships in Birmingham yesterday.
the "Great Scientist", notoriously fell under the sway of pseudo-botanist Trofim Lysenko (who denied the existence of genes), a catastrophe that held back Soviet agricultural science for decades and contributed to the deaths of millions through famine.
The escalation began two to three weeks ago, the enemy is sending heavy weapons to frontline positions which is a violation of the peace agreements," military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists.
These casualties were the result of fighting between the Russian-backed separatist forces and Ukraine's armed forces, according to Ukraine's presidential administration spokesperson for Anti-Terrorist Operations Andriy Lysenko who gave this information in a statement to the Ukraine news agency.
The factors that weighed on the growth in 2015 are still in play: Prices for South Africa's export commodities slumped again between October 2015 and January 2016, with iron ore down by more than 20 per cent and platinum by 12 per cent," said Standard & Poor's senior economist Tatiana Lysenko in the report, Weak External Conditions Plus Domestic Issues Dim South Africa's Growth Prospects.
The book charts the work of Lysenko as well as other Russian scientists working in the field at the same time, especially Paul Kammerer, and touches on ideas such as the epigenetic effects of famine in Russia over several generations.
Lysenko set back farming and genetic research in the Soviet Union for decades, so why would anyone try to rehabilitate his ideas?
Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said two government troops were killed and seven others injured in the fighting, which concentrated around the insurgent-stronghold of Donetsk and near the government-controlled port city of Mariupol.
This brazen attack by the occupiers took place against a background of an escalating situation in east Ukraine," military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said, describing rebel shelling in the past 24 hours as the heaviest since a battle for the town of Debaltseve in February.
The vast majority of shelling and armed attacks by the rebels take place at night to avoid attracting the attention of international observers," Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said.
The adversary is actively using 120-millimeter mortar launchers, 122-millimeter guns and tanks firing virtually without a pause at our positions," Ukrainian army spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in Kiev.
Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told a televised briefing that six troops were killed and 12 wounded in a 24-hour period, while rebels reported one fighter dead and five wounded in the overnight clashes.