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Salomón Horovitz

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


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


Horovitzia Badillo 1993 (Caricaceae)