110th birthday of Professor Abram Kameraz
December 22, 2014 is the date when the Vavilov Institute celebrates the 110th birthday of Professor Abram Kameraz (1904-1991), one of the leading scientists in the field of potato research and breeding. He was among the group of researchers who congregated around Nikolai Vavilov. Although he was not a geneticist proper, he nevertheless was the author of a number of famous potato cultivars adapted to the environments of the northwestern Russia. He was a prominent breeder, especially interested in remote hybridization.