Hugo von Mohl

Hugo von Mohl

Greatest Botanist of His Day Today is the birthday of the German botanist Hugo von Mohl. The greatest “botanist of his day,” it said in one newspaper. A German botanist, he was the first to propose that new cells are formed by cell division. Mitosis was discovered by Hugo von Mohl. And, in 1837, he…

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April 1, 2020 The Daily Gardener Podcast Birthday, George Edward Post, Hugo Von Mohl, Peter cundall, Wangari Maathai, On the Wild Side by Keith Wiley, Isaac Wolfe Bernheim, and the Bernheim Arboretum

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Today we celebrate the one year anniversary of the show and the man who wrote a flora of the Middle East. We’ll learn about the German botanist who discovered mitosis and chloroplasts. We celebrate the 93rd birthday of an English-Australian gardener who learned to garden and survived during World War II. We’ll honor the tremendous…

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Hugo von Mohl

Hugo von Mohl

The Mitosis Master On April 8, 1805, Hugo von Mohl was born. The greatest “botanist of his day”, it said in one newspaper. A German botanist, he was the first to propose that new cells are formed by cell division. Mitosis was discovered by Hugo von Mohl. And, he discovered chloroplasts – describing them as…

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