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Naegeli, CW von

  1. Ariane Dröscher

Published Online: 30 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0002436



How to Cite

Dröscher, A. 2008. Naegeli, CW von. eLS. .

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  1. Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bozen – Bolzano, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2008


Naegeli (1817–1891), a Swiss botanist, made numerous important cytological discoveries and developed new theoretical concepts of cellular constitution. His anti-Darwinian orthogenetic theory enjoyed great success among German-speaking botanists.


  • Mendel;
  • alternative evolutionary theories;
  • cell division;
  • micell;
  • chromosome