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date: 15 October 2019

Mangelsdorf, Paul Christophlocked

(20 July 1899–22 July 1989)
  • John H. Perkins

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Mangelsdorf, Paul Christoph (20 July 1899–22 July 1989), botanist, geneticist, and agronomist, was born in Atchison, Kansas, the son of August Mangelsdorf, a commercial seed merchant, and Marie Brune. Mangelsdorf later recalled that he had developed an intense curiosity about corn ( Zea mays...

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