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forest geneticist

Gösta Erik Eriksson, Swedish forest geneticist. Achievements include discovery of that the meitic division in pollen mother cells of larch started during autumn and were completed during spring. Recipient Jubilee medal, Lithuanian Forest Research Institute, 1997; fellow, Royal Academy Forestry and Agriculture, Sweden, 1981.

Background

Eriksson, Gösta Erik was born on December 18, 1935 in Flen, Sweden. Son of Gustaf and Hilma Augusta Eriksson.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1969.

Career

Member faculty Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1960—2000, assistant professor forest genetics, 1969, associate professor progeny testing, 1971, professor forest genetics, 1976—2000, professor emeritus, 2000. Consultant Euforgen, International Plant Genetics Resources Institute, Rome, 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of that the meitic division in pollen mother cells of larch started during autumn and were completed during spring.

Connections

Married Britt Gunborg Ekberg-Eriksson. Children: Barbro Ekberg, Erik.

father:
Gustaf Eriksson

mother:
Hilma Augusta Eriksson

spouse:
Britt Gunborg Ekberg-Eriksson

children:
Barbro Ekberg Eriksson

Erik Eriksson