Jakob Eriksson     (1848 - 1931)


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Biography
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Biography

1874     earns PhD at the University of Lund, in Sweden, and is appointed docent for Botany

1875     goes to the University of Stockholm, in a capacity I have been unable to discover

carries on experiments in plant physiology in the agricultural academy there

1885     appointed professor and director of the plant physiology division

1913     retires from his position

Eriksson discovered physiological races in rusts, and spent his life working on fungal diseases of agricultural plants. His book on them was a standard and widely used textbook.
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Sources

Heinrich Dörfelt & Heike Heklau (1998) Die Geschichte der Mykologie
      (Die Geschichte der Mykologie)



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Selected Publications

Jakob Eriksson (1894) "Ueber die Specialisierung des Parasitismus bei den Getreiderostpilzen" (On the specialized parasitism of the rusts of grain) in Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft (Reports of the German Botanical Association) 12:9 pp. 292 - 331

Jakob Eriksson (1902) "Ueber die Specialisierung des Getreidschwarzrostes in Schweden und in anderen Ländern" (On the specialization of the black Rusts of grain in Sweden and other countries) in Centralblatt für Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde und Infektionskrankheiten (Central paper for bacteriology, parasitology, and infectious diseases) 2:9 pp. 590 - 658

Jakob Eriksson (1913) Die Pilzkrankheiten der landwirtschaftlichen Kulturpflanzen (The fungal diseases of agriculturally cultivated plants)

Jakob Eriksson (1919) "Zur Entwickelungsgeschichte des Spinatschimmels (Peronospora Spinaciae (Grew.) Laub.)" (On the developmental history of the Spinach Mold (Peronospora Spinaciae (Grew.) Laub.)) in Arkiv för Botanik (Archive for Botany) 15:15 pp. 1 - 25


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