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Liberty Hyde Bailey

U.S. botanist

1858   -   1954

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Michigan State University
occupation: botanist, pteridologist, writer, horticulturist
award received: Veitch Memorial Medal, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
student of: Lucy A. Millington
influenced by: Charles Darwin

Liberty Hyde Bailey (March 15, 1858 – December 25, 1954) was an American horticulturist and botanist who was cofounder of the American Society for Horticultural Science. Bailey is credited with being instrumental in starting agricultural extension services, the 4-H movement, the nature study movement, parcel post and rural electrification. He was considered the father of rural sociology and rural journalism.
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Nomenclatorial transfers ( 1916 )


author: Liberty Hyde Bailey

Lucy Millington ( 1939 )

article published 1939

author: Liberty Hyde Bailey

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