Collecting localities



Meer, Jikke Henriėtte Hermina van der


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 8: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement II)


Born: 1893, Amsterdam, Netherlands.



Phytopathologist, who studied and took her Ph.D. (1925) with honours in the University of Amsterdam. From 1919-32 she was on the staff of the Phytopathological Institute of the Agricultural College at Wageningen. As a fellow of the International Education board she made a study tour to the Dutch East Indies from Nov. 1927-Jan. 1929, till August 1928 stationed at the Deli Experiment Station at Medan. From 1932-36 on halfpay; in 1936 married to Dr Ir J.H.J. van de Laar. At present living at Spaubeek (L.), Netherlands.


Collecting localities:

Nov. 1927-July 1929 in Sumatra East Coast: garden Deli Experiment Station; at Brastagi; Aug.-Sept. 1928 in Java, where she visited all experiment stations, collecting on G. Gedeh-Pangrango, etc.



162 nos of material for phytopathological study in Herb. Wageningen [WAG], collected for educational purposes of students of tropical agriculture. Also material from Java preserved in formalin.