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Salomón Horovitz

Salomón Horovitz Yarcho, Argentine plant geneticist (Villaguay, Entre Rios Province 12 November 1897 – Maracay 06 January 1978)



ACHIEVEMENTS 


Obtained the bitter maize  


Studied genetics of resistance of bitter maize to Schistocerca paranensis  


Discovered lu gene that is responsible for luteo maculata in maize (1941)


Studied the genetic sex determination in papaya




HONORS  

Horovitzia Badillo 1993 (Caricaceae)