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(kôrəns)Karl Erich 1864-1933
  1. German botanist and geneticist whose research led to the rediscovery (1900) of Mendel's law of inheritance.
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Examples from the Web for correns

Historical Examples

  • The first case I choose is not the one given by Mendel but one worked out later by Correns.

    A Critique of the Theory of Evolution

    Thomas Hunt Morgan

  • It contains a number of important facts and discussions and has inspired the experimental researches of Correns and others.

    Darwin and Modern Science

    A.C. Seward and Others