Hans Ferdinand Linskens

Hans Ferdinand Linskens (Lahr, Germany, May 22, 1921-August 13, 2007) was a German scientist. He did research in botany and genetics. He was professor of botany at the Radboud University Nijmegen from 1957 to 1986.[1] Linskens was the editor-in-chief of the scientific journals Theoretical and Applied Genetics (1977 to 1987)[1] and Sexual Plant Reproduction.[2] He was also an influential editor of handbooks.[3]

Linskens was an elected member of the Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina, Linnean Society of London, Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, and the Académie Royale des Sciences de Belgique.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Becker, H. C. (2007). "In Memoriam: Hansferdinand Linskens (1921–2007)". Theoretical and Applied Genetics 116 (1): 1–2. doi:10.1007/s00122-007-0658-2. PMID 17932645. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mulcahy, David; Cresti, Mauro (2007). "Hans Ferdinand Linskens". Sexual Plant Reproduction 20 (4): 167. doi:10.1007/s00497-007-0055-7. 
  3. Trebst, A. (1966). "Moderne Methoden der Pflanzenanalyse". Die Naturwissenschaften 53 (15): 391. doi:10.1007/BF01185170.