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Riley, Sir Ralphlocked

  • Anne Pimlott Baker


Riley, Sir Ralph (1924–1999), plant geneticist, was born on 23 October 1924 at Dybdale Nursing Home, West Street, Scarborough, Yorkshire, the youngest child in the family of two sons and one daughter of Ralph Riley (d. 1924), a builder from Oldham, Lancashire...

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society