Biographical entry Cane, William Lancashire (1911 - 1987)
Carlton, Victoria, Australia
- 18 January 1987
William Cane was one of the small band of people who founded the Society for Growing Australian Plants.
Born Carlton, Victoria, 1911. Died 18 January 1987. Work on a local farm ca 1925-28; rabbit trapping, Little Plain near Valencia Creek; beekeeper; nursery, Maffra 1947-87, developing techniques for striking cuttings and propagating Australian natives by leaf culture; found a new species of Banksia, named Banksia canei. Medallion, Victorian Beekeepers' Association; winner of many major awards for his honey.
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 28 February 2018
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