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Pridham, John Theodore (1879 - 1954)

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Born: 7 November 1879  Stanmore, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 24 May 1954  Croydon, New South Wales, Australia.
John Theodore Pridham developed many new varieties of wheat and oats. He began his career as an assistant to William Farrer.

Career Highlights
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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Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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