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Salomón Horovitz

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



ACHIEVEMENTS 


Obtained the bitter maize  


Studied the genetic sex determination in papaya


Proposed improvement of banana by sexual pathway 



DISCOVERED GENES IN MAIZE

Amargo (ag) 1942 with A. Marchioni

Luteo Maculata (lu) (1941)

Azucarado (sux) 1941 with A. Machioni & H. Fisher


Siamensis, nuevo caracter hereditario del maiz (1936)

Nuevo gen del cuarto cromosoma del maiz (1942)




HONORS  

Horovitzia Badillo 1993 (Caricaceae)