Edward Murray East

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1879 – 1938

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Who was Edward Murray East?

Edward Murray East was an American plant geneticist, botanist and agronomist. He is known for his experiments that led to the development of hybrid corn. He worked at the Bussey Institute of Harvard University where he performed a key experiment showing the outcome of crosses between lines that differ in a quantitative trait.

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Born
Oct 4, 1879
United States of America
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Died
Nov 9, 1938

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on July 23, 2013

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