Gaidukov, Nikolai

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Gaidukov, Nikolai Mikhailovich


Born Nov. 20 (Dec. 2), 1874, in Gus’ Khrustal’nyi; died Nov. 29, 1928, in Minsk. Soviet botanist and algologist.

Gaidukov graduated from Moscow University (1898) and taught at higher educational institutions in St. Petersburg, Kiev, Moscow, Ivanovo-Voznesensk, and Minsk. He worked at the Petrograd Botanical Gardens and the Zeiss factories in Jena (1905-1910). Gaidukov’s main works were on the physiology and ecology of freshwater plants, the use of the ultramicroscope in plant cytology, and seed research.


Russkie botaniki: Biografo-bibliograficheskii slovar’, vol. 2. Compiled by S. Iu. Lipshits. Moscow, 1947. Pages 217-19.
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