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Janick, Jules, 1931-



  • Existence: March 16, 1931-

Biographical Information

Janick was born in New York City in 1931. He entered Cornell University at the age of 16 and received his Bachelor's degree in Agriculture in 1951. Janick received his master's and Ph.D. degree in Genetics and Plant Breeding in 1952 and 1954 respectively. Janick was a Research Fellow at Purdue from 1951-1954.

Jules Janick is well known in the horticultural and breeding community. He worked with germplasm and was involved with exchange of Eruca and Diplotaxus germplasm in Italy while he held a Fulbright Fellowship at the University of Sant’Ana in Pisa in 2004. He made his way up the ranks at Purdue and became the James Troop Distinguished Professor of Horticulture.


Jules Janick, Curriculum Vitae, Retrieved June 25, 2020:


MSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Jules Janick papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 25, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSF 191
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of one article by Jules Janick.
Dates: 1979