A Mountain Centre of Genetics in the Appennines

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THE genetical centre of the Italian National Council of Research, which is associated with the "L. Spallanzani"Institute of Zoology of the University of Pavia, is organising a Mountain Section in the Appennines on Mount Terminillo, at a height of 1,800 m. This Mountain Centre of Genetics is designed for the investigation of those plants and animals which are particularly suited for the study of processes of racial and specific differentiation ; that is, of micro-evolution, according to the principles and methods of modern population genetics.

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JUCCI, C. A Mountain Centre of Genetics in the Appennines. Nature 163, 811–812 (1949) doi:10.1038/163811b0

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