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Obituary: Prof. Dr. Hemming Virgin

Author:
  • Christer Sundqvist
  • Lars Olof Björn
Publishing year: 2008
Language: English
Pages: 1-2
Publication/Series: Photosynthetica
Volume: 46
Issue: 1
Document type: Journal article (letter)
Publisher: Institute of Experimental Botany of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague.

Abstract english

Hemming Ivar Virgin (1918-2005) was a pioneer in plant photobiology.The main topics of his research covered areas such as light effects on viscosity of protoplasm, determination of turgor and elasticity of plant organs, chlorophyll formation and accumulation, plastid development during greening, and phytochrome regulation of physiological processes.

Keywords

  • Biological Sciences
  • Hemming Virgin

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Published
  • ISSN: 0300-3604
Lars Olof Björn
E-mail: lars_olof [dot] bjorn [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

Professor emeritus

Molecular Cell Biology

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