[ li-seng-koh; Russian li-syen-kuh ]
/ lɪˈsɛŋ koʊ; Russian lɪˈsyɛn kə /
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Tro·fim De·ni·so·vich [truh-fyeemdyi-nyee-suh-vyich], /trʌˈfyim dyɪˈnyi sə vyɪtʃ/, 1898–1976, Russian biologist and agronomist.
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Words nearby Lysenko
Lys, Lysander, Lysandra, lysate, lyse, Lysenko, Lysenkoism, lysergic acid, lysergic acid diethylamide, lysi-, Lysias
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How to use Lysenko in a sentence
Shortly after that, when he was in Moscow, Vavilov and Lysenko got into a heated argument.
The article was fiction, but brought Lysenko to national attention, including the attention of Josef Stalin.
Vavilov was undeterred and kept up his fight against Lysenko.
Lysenko soon claimed to have conducted experiments in which wheat and barley produced higher yields during stretches of cold weather after their seeds were frozen in water before planting.
They could not, and Vavilov became Lysenko’s outspoken opponent.
But one convoy alone, according to Lysenko, consisted of 32 tanks, 16 D-30 howitzers and 30 KamAZ heavy trucks.Putin Is Lying on Ukraine—and the West Can’t Stop Him|Jamie Dettmer|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We stress that such a system, even in theory, is not part of armament of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” said Lysenko.Ukraine Could Explode in the Next 48 Hours|Anna Nemtsova|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Lysenko
/ (lɪˈsɛŋkəʊ, Russian liˈsjɛnkə) /
Trofim Denisovich (traˈfim dɪˈnisəvitʃ). 1898–1976, Russian biologist and geneticist
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