Сегодня родился Вавилов Николай Иванович
On November 25, 1887 in Moscow Vavilov Nikolay Ivanovich was born. This is a Russian and Soviet scientist-geneticist, a botanist, a selector, a geographer. He was an organizer and a participant of the botanical-agronomic expeditions which captured the majority of continents (except Australia and Antarctica) during whom revealed the ancient centers of a shaping of cultural plants. He created the doctrine about the world centers of an origin of cultural plants. He proved the doctrine about immunity of plants, discovered the law of homological ranks in hereditary variability of organisms. Vavilov brought an essential contribution to development of the doctrine about a species. Under the leadership of Vavilov the world's largest collection of seeds of cultural plants was created.