February 3, 2023

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EK Janaki Ammal: Nomadic flower scientist India forgot

“Janaki wasn’t just a cytogeneticist—she was a field biologist, plant geographer, paleobotanist, experimental breeder, and ethnobotanist, and last but not least, a researcher,” says Dr. Savithri Preetha Nair, a historian who has researched the scientist’s life for years.