Lu Yonggen

  • lu yonggen
    born(1930-12-02)2 december 1930
    british hong kong
    died12 august 2019(2019-08-12) (aged 88)
    guangzhou, guangdong, china
    nationalitychinese
    alma matersouth china agricultural university
    spouse(s)xu xuebin
    children1 daughter
    scientific career
    fieldsrice genetics
    institutionssouth china agricultural university
    academic advisorsding ying
    chinese name
    simplified chinese卢永根
    traditional chinese盧永根

    lu yonggen (chinese: 卢永根; 2 december 1930 – 12 august 2019) was a chinese agronomist, plant geneticist, and philanthropist. he served as president of south china agricultural university from 1983 to 1995, and was elected an academician of the chinese academy of sciences in 1993. he was named china's second most generous philanthropist in 2017 after donating his entire life savings to his university.

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Lu Yonggen
Born(1930-12-02)2 December 1930
Died12 August 2019(2019-08-12) (aged 88)
NationalityChinese
Alma materSouth China Agricultural University
Spouse(s)Xu Xuebin
Children1 daughter
Scientific career
FieldsRice genetics
InstitutionsSouth China Agricultural University
Academic advisorsDing Ying
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese卢永根
Traditional Chinese盧永根

Lu Yonggen (Chinese: 卢永根; 2 December 1930 – 12 August 2019) was a Chinese agronomist, plant geneticist, and philanthropist. He served as President of South China Agricultural University from 1983 to 1995, and was elected an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1993. He was named China's second most generous philanthropist in 2017 after donating his entire life savings to his university.

Other Languages
Simple English: Lu Yonggen
粵語: 盧永根
中文: 卢永根