A.G. Avery was best known for his work in the field of botany/plant genetics, much of which was conducted along with plant geneticist Dr. Blakeslee. ...more on Wikipedia about "A.G. Avery"
Aaron Aaronsohn ( 1876— 1919) was a renowned scientist, traveller, entrepreneur, and politician. Aaronsohn is remembered primarily as the discoverer of 'the mother of the wheat', as well as the founder and head of Nili, a Jewish ring of spies working for the British in World War I. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aaron Aaronsohn"
Alan Mitchell ( 4 November 1922 - 3 August 1995) was a British forester, dendrologist and botanist, and author of several books on trees. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alan Mitchell"
Albert Charles Seward ( 1863– 1941) was a British botanist and geologist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Albert Charles Seward"
Sir Albert Howard ( 1873- 1947) was a British botanist, an organic farming pioneer, and a principal figure in the early organic movement. He is often referred to as the father of modern organic agriculture. He worked in India as agricultural advisor, where he observed and came to support traditional Indian farming practices over conventional agricultural science. He has been called the farther of modern composting, for his refinement of a traditional Indian composting system into what is now known as the Indore method. He went on to document and develop organic farming techniques, and spread his knowledge through the UK-based Soil Association, and the Rodale Institute in the US. His 1940 book, An Agricultural Testament, is a classic organic farming text. His work influenced and inspired many farmers and agricultural scientists who furthered the organic movement, including Lady Eve Balfour (the Haughley Experiment, The Living Soil) and J.I. Rodale ( Rodale Institute). ...more on Wikipedia about "Albert Howard"
Count Alexandre Henri Gabriel de Cassini (1781-1832) was a famous French botanist and naturalist, who specialised in the sunflower family ( Asteraceae) (then known as family Compositae). ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexandre de Cassini"
(Alfred Meebold) Alfred Karl Meebold ( Heidenheim, a.d. Brenz, September 29 1863 – January 6 1952, Havelock North) was a botanist, writer, and anthroposopher. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alfred Meebold"
Dr. Alice L. Kibbe (1881 - 1969), botanist, was Professor and Chair of Biology at Carthage College in Carthage, Illinois from 1920 to 1956. She was noted in the region as a natural historian, philanthropist, and traveler, and for her role as an early female academic leader. Upon the relocation of Carthage College in 1964, Dr. Kibbe returned to her native state of Washington, dedicating much of her local property to public use. Her donation of a wooded tract on the Mississippi River near Warsaw, Illinois formed the core of the 7 square kilometres. Alice L. Kibbe Life Science Research Station. Dr. Kibbe's extensive personal natural history collections are presently housed in the Carthage Kibbe Heritage Museum in Carthage. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alice L. Kibbe"
Count Apollos Apollosovich Mussin-Pushkin ( February 17, 1760 – April 18, 1805) was a Russian chemist and plant collector. He led a botanical expedition to the Caucasus in 1802. ...more on Wikipedia about "Apollo Mussin-Pushkin"
Arthur J. Cronquist ( 1919– 1992) was a North American botanist, a specialist on Compositae, most famous for the Cronquist system, laid down in ...more on Wikipedia about "Arthur Cronquist"
Benjamin Alvord ( Rutland VT, August 18, 1813 - Washington DC, October 16, 1884) was an American mathematician and botanist. He graduated from the United States Military Academy (Class of 1833), and served in the Union Army during the Civil War, rising to the rank of (Brevet) Brigadier General. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. ...more on Wikipedia about "Benjamin Alvord (mathematician)"
Carl August Wilhelm Schwacke (b. 1848, Alfeld, Germany; d. 1904, Barbacena, Minas Gerais, Brazil) was a German botanist, explorer and naturalist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carl August Wilhelm Schwacke"
Carlo Allioni ( 1728 - 1804) was an Italian physician and botanist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carlo Allioni"
Caspar Georg Carl Reinwardt ( 1773- 1854) was a Prussian-born Dutch botanist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Caspar Georg Carl Reinwardt"
Charles Frederick Newcombe ( September 15 1851 - October 19 1924) was a British botanist and ethnographic researcher. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles F. Newcombe"
Charles Theodor Mohr (Karl Theodor Mohr) was a pharmacist and botanist of German descent who lived and worked in the Americas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Charles Mohr"
Dr. Constantino Manuel Torres (aka Manuel Torres) is an archaeologist and ethnobotanist specialising in the ethnobotany of pre-columbian South America and the Caribbean. In particular, he has shed much light on the Taíno use of Anadenanthera snuff Cohoba, its paraphernalia and associated archaeology. ...more on Wikipedia about "Constantino Manuel Torres"
David J. Bellamy OBE (born 18 January, 1933 in London, England) is an English professor, botanist, author, broadcaster and environmental campaigner. ...more on Wikipedia about "David Bellamy"
Sir Dietrich Brandis FRS ( March 31, 1824 - May 29, 1907) is considered the father of tropical forestry. He worked with the British government in India and introduced scientific forest management. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dietrich Brandis"
Dr. Douglas Houghton Campbell ( December 19, 1859 - February 24, 1953) was an American botanist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Douglas Houghton Campbell"
Edward Charles Jeffrey ( May 21 1866 - April 19 1952) was a Canadian- American botanist who woked on vascular plant anatomy and phylogeny. ...more on Wikipedia about "E. C. Jeffrey" There's a bit of www.shortopedia.com in all of us.
Edred John Henry Corner ( 12 January 1906 - 14 September 1996) was a botanist who occupied the posts of assistant director at the Singapore Botanic Gardens ( 1926 - 1946) and Professor of Tropical Botany at the University of Cambridge ( 1949- 1973). ...more on Wikipedia about "E. J. H. Corner"
Erasmus Darwin ( December 12, 1731 – April 18, 1802) trained as a physician and wrote extensively on medicine and botany, as well as poetry. He lived in Lichfield and Derby, England. He was one of the founder members of the Lunar Society. He was a member of the Darwin — Wedgwood family, most famously including his grandson, Charles Darwin. ...more on Wikipedia about "Erasmus Darwin"
Erwin Baur ( 1875 - 1933) was a German geneticist and botanist. Baur worked primarily on plant genetics, he was director of the Max-Planck Institute for plant breeding research (since 1938 Erwin Baur-Institude). Baur is considered to be the father of plant virology and discovered the inheritance of plasmids. ...more on Wikipedia about "Erwin Baur"
Sir Francis "Frank" Darwin, F.R.S. ( August 16 1848 - 19 September 1925), a son of the British naturalist Charles Darwin, followed his father into botany. ...more on Wikipedia about "Francis Darwin" Good to know shortopedia.
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