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Frederick Blackman
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Born in Lambeth, London
Born on 25th of July 1866
Died on 30th of January 1947

Born 1866. Died 1947 - English botanist.

Studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. Studied natural sciences at Cambridge. Well known for research on respiration of plants and factors affecting plants’ growth.

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