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Dainty, Jack (1919–2009), plant biophysicist

Enid MacRobbie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological and Medical Physics; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 1180 words.

Dainty, Jack (1919–2009), plant biophysicist, was born at 7 Beaconsfield Street, Mexborough, a depressed coal-mining town in Yorkshire, on 7 May 1919, the eldest son of Jack Dainty...

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Douglass, Andrew Ellicott

George E. Webb.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1073 words.

Douglass, Andrew Ellicott (05 July 1867–20 March 1962), astronomer and dendrochronologist, was born in Windsor, Vermont, the son of the Reverend Malcolm Douglass and Sarah Hale. Raised in...

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Pigott, Edward (1753–1825)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Botany. 3 words.

See Pigott, Nathaniel

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Riddell, John Leonard

John Duffy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics; Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1260 words.

Riddell, John Leonard (20 February 1807–07 October 1865), botanist, microscopist, and geologist, was born in Leyden, Massachusetts, the son of John Riddell and Lephe Gates. Riddell’s...

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