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De Vries(də vrēs′), Hugo 1848-1935.
Dutch botanist who championed Gregor Mendel's works and emphasized mutation rather than natural selection as the primary mechanism of evolution.
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De Vries(Dutch də ˈvriːs)
(Biography) Hugo (ˈhyːxoː). 1848–1935, Dutch botanist, who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution
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De Vries(də ˈvris)
Hugo, 1848–1935, Dutch botanist.
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