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1751 – Anders Dahl was born on the 17th of March, a Swedish botanist and student of Carolus Linnaeus.   1770 – Dahl entered Uppsala University as a freshman.   He worked in Gothenburg as curator of the private natural museum and botanic garden of Claes Alströmer.   1786 – Received a medical doctor’s degree ..

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1864 – Born in Diamond, Missouri. An American agricultural scientist, chemist, and inventor.   1887 – Accepted into Simpson College.   1891 – Transferred from Simpson College to Iowa State University. He became the first black student and the first black faculty member at ISU.   1896 – Accepted the invitation of Booker Washington to ..

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1661 – He wa born on the 21st of April in Brno, Moravia, now Czech Republic.          – He also known as Camellus, was a Jesuit missionary and botanist to the Philippines. 1683 – He was sent first to the Marianas. 1688 – He transferred to the Philippines.          – He wrote Herbarium ..

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1849 – He was born this year in in Lancaster, Massachusetts, Burbank grew up on a farm and received only an elementary education.   1870 – His father died this year, and he used his small inheritance to buy a 17-acre (69,000 m²) plot of land near Lunenburg.   1872 – He developed the Burbank ..

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1773 – Robert Brown, born on the 21st of December in Montrose, Angus, Scotland. A botanist best known for his description of the natural continuous motion of minute particles in solution, which came to be called Brownian movement. He also contributed substantially to knowledge of plant morphology, embryology, and geography, in particular by his original ..

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1859 – Britton was born in New Dorp in Staten Island, New York.          – He was a graduate of the Columbia University School of Mines and afterwards taught geology and botany at Columbia.          – Britton was the first director of the New York Botanical Garden.          – He engendered substantial ..

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1895 – Born on July 14th. American botanist and horticulturist. 1921 – He became Anaheim Parks Superintendent. 1923 – The boysenberry, a large reddish-purple berry, is a hybrid plant species was created by Rudolph Boysen in California. 1950 – Died on November 25th in Anaheim, California at the ..

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1828 – Born on September 2nd in Guerigny. French botanist. 1847-1878- He wrote Notes algologiques and Études phycologiques. 1886 – He was elected a member of the Academic des Sciences. 1891 – He received the gold medal of the Linnean Society. 1911 – Died on December 17th..

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1874 – Albert Francis Blakeslee was born on the 9th of November. 1896 – Blakeslee graduated at Wesleyan University. 1900 – He received a master’s degree from Harvard University. 1904 – Finished doctorate in Harvard University.        – Served as professor at the Connecticut Agricultural College, now known as the University of Connecticut. 1915 – ..

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1787 – Born on the 27th of February in Sudbury, Massachusetts. American Physician. 1806 – Received his B.A. at Harvard University. 1810 – A graduate of medicine at University of Pennsylvania. 1814 – He was the author of the book Flora Bostoniensis. 1815-1855 – Served as Professor at Materia Medica, Harvard Medical School. 1816-1827 – ..

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