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Biographical entry Pridham, John Theodore (1879 - 1954)

Born
7 November 1879
Stanmore, New South Wales, Australia
Died
24 May 1954
Croydon, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Horticulturalist

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John Theodore Pridham developed many new varieties of wheat and oats. He began his career as an assistant to William Farrer.

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Born 7 November 1879. Died 24 May 1954. Educated Hawkesbury Agricultural College. Experimentalist, Department of Agriculture 1901-04, assisting William Farrrer in his wheat-improvement programme, experimentalist, Bathurst Experiment Farm 1904-06, assistant manager, Cowra Experiment Farm 1906-08, Victorian Department of Agriculture 1908-11, plant-breeder, Cowra Experiment Farm 1911-44. Farrer Memorial Medal 1944.

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