Biographical entry Davidson, James (1932 - )
- Agricultural scientist, Agronomist and Plant breeder
James Davidson is an agronomist expert in soil profiles and pasture management. He is known for developing new breeds of wheat that were designed to adapt to the previously un-profitable high rainfall zone. The new breeds, including Lawson, Paterson, Gordon, Tennant, Brennan and Dennis varieties were more resistant to diseases, including the previously devastating Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus.
- 'Davidson, James (1932-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1508920. Details
- Ward, C., 'James Davidson', in CSIROpedia, 2011, http://csiropedia.csiro.au/display/CSIROpedia/Davidson%2C+James. Details
Created: 23 February 2012, Last modified: 3 October 2012