Nikolai Vavilov

Academic

1887 – 1943

89 Views

Who was Nikolai Vavilov?

Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov ForMemRS was a prominent Russian and Soviet botanist and geneticist best known for having identified the centres of origin of cultivated plants. He devoted his life to the study and improvement of wheat, corn, and other cereal crops that sustain the global population.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Nov 25, 1887
Moscow
Also known as
  • Nikolai Ivanovich
  • N. I. Vavilov
Siblings
Nationality
  • Russia
Profession
Education
  • Russian State Agricultural University
Died
Jan 26, 1943
Saratov

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Nikolai Vavilov." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 28 Jan. 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/nikolai_vavilov>.

Discuss this Nikolai Vavilov biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net