De Vries

De Vries

[duh vrees; Dutch duh vrees]
noun
Hugo [hyoo-goh; Dutch hy-goh] , 1848–1935, Dutch botanist and student of organic heredity: developed the concept of mutation as a factor in the process of evolution.
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De Vries (Dutch də ˈvriːs)
 
n
Hugo (ˈhyːxoː). 1848--1935, Dutch botanist, who rediscovered Mendel's laws and developed the mutation theory of evolution

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De Vries (də vrēs'), Hugo Marie. 1848-1935.

Dutch botanist who studied evolution by observing mutations rather than natural selection. He was an early proponent of the works of Gregor Mendel.

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