Quotes by Trofim Lysenko

About Trofim Lysenko:


Trofim Denisovich Lysenko was a Soviet biologist and agronomist of Ukrainian origin. Lysenko rejected Mendelian genetics in favor of the hybridization theories of Russian horticulturist Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, and adapted them to a pseudoscientific movement termed Lysenkoism.

Author Bio


  • NameTrofim Lysenko
  • DescriptionRussian biologist
  • BornSeptember 29, 1898
  • DiedNovember 20, 1976
  • CountryRussian Empire; Soviet Union
  • ProfessionBiologist; Geneticist; Scientist; Inventor
  • AwardsState Stalin Prize; Order Of Lenin; Hero Of Socialist Labour