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E. C. Stakman, Statesman of Science
E. C. Stakman, Statesman of Science

Presents many important events in plant pathology history, and includes Stakman's study on the nature of genetic variation of the stem rust and wheat stem rust.

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E.C. Stakman, Statesman of Science chronicles many of the most important events in plant pathology in the past 100 years, including Stakman's pioneering studies on the nature of genetic variation of the stem rust pathogen Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici and the epidemiology of wheat stem rust. Stakman's influential story will be an enjoyable read for anyone interested in agricultural science.

E. C. Stakman, Statesman of Science

Foreword, by Norman E. Borlaug

Preface

Part 1. The Early Years

Chapter 1. Boyhood
Chapter 2. College Days
Chapter 3. Schoolmaster
Chapter 4. Graduate Work


Part II. Plant Pathologist

Chapter 5. The Epidemiology of Stem Rust
Chapter 6. The Barberry Eradication Campaign
Chapter 7. Aerobiology
Chapter 8. Physiologic Race Surveys


Part III. Educator

Chapter 9. Teacher
Chapter 10. Department Head


Part IV. World Agriculturist

Chapter 11. The Rockefeller Foundation Agricultural Program in Mexico
Chapter 12. Agricultural Centers Worldwide


Part V. Public Spokesman/Private Citizen

Chapter 13. Speeches and Writings
Chapter 14. Personal Glimpses

Awards

A Record of Gainful Employment

Notes

Publications of E.C. Stakman, 1911-1966

Publish Date: 1984
Format: 6" x 9" hardcover
ISBN: 978-0-89054-056-5
Pages: 156
Images: 21 images
Publication Weight: 1 lbs

By C. M. Christensen

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