Сегодня родился Мичурин Иван Владимирович
On October 27, 1855 Michurin Ivan Vladimirovich was born. This is a Russian biologist and a selector, an author of many grades of fruit and berry cultures, a doctor of biology. Interest in gardening was driven by family tradition. The boy was engaged with father in a garden, apiary, landings. At eight-year age Ivan in perfection was able to look after a garden. He always stood out among his peers by a passionate love for gardening. Michurin devoted his free time to works on creation of new grades of fruit and berry cultures. He rented the estate and was engaged in breeding new varieties of trees. For his life Michurin breeded more than 150 types of hybrid grades of fruit-trees. Michurin was known around the world and he was invited to the USA for many times, however he refused. In honor of him are called some villages, a lake, technique, universities, parks, etc.