Nagib Nassar, Geneticist, Botanist and Plant Breeder, Celebrates 50 Years of Teaching and Research

Published: September 15, 2009
Genet. Mol. Res. 8 (3) : 1128-1132

My love of plants goes back to very early in life, at the age of 12 onwards, planting shrubs in our home garden, following their growth and thinking about them constantly. They were my enjoyment, my hobby and my entertainment. At the university, I began to examine flowers and learn about their systematics. This opened the door for me to the very exciting world of botany in which I live to this day. For my Ph.D. study, I applied cytogenetic data to the taxonomy of Chenopodiaceae in what is now known as cytotaxonomy. Read more. . .

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