General Interest Article
Duane Isely, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Botany, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, died on 6 December 2000. Dr. Isely was an outstanding plant taxonomist with expertise in other fields as well, especially in seed technology and weed identification and control. He was born in Bentonville, Arkansas, on 24 October 1918 into a family of academicians. His father, Dwight Isely, was professor and later Dean of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas, and his mother, Blessie Elise Dort Isely, also taught at the University of Arkansas and eventually received her Ph.D.
Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Welsh, Stanley L. and Lewis, Deborah Q.
"Duane Isely (1918-2000): A Tribute,"
Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science: JIAS: Vol. 108:
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.uni.edu/jias/vol108/iss2/5