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Nature 339, 415 - 420 (08 June 1989); doi:10.1038/339415a0

New light on the Lysenko era

Valery N. Soyfer

Ohio State Biotechnology Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210-1002, USA.

Previously unpublished material shows how Trofim Lysenko both deceived and won the support of Stalin, and destroyed genetics in the Soviet Union.

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