Lyensko affair

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  • The Lyensko Affair
    • Lyensko, claimed to have discovered a way of developing 'super crops'
      • They would grow in any season.
      • They would yield up to 16 times more than the harvest produced by traditional methods.
    • Stalin supported the claims.
    • Lyensko's claims were completely false.
    • Those who challenged him were sent to the Gulags.
    • After Stalin's death it was exposed that the claims were false.
      • The 'super crop' played a part in creating the famine.

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