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Geerts, Johannes Marinus


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

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1881, Leeuwarden, Fr., Holland.



Botanist, educated at Amsterdam University, who took his Drís degree at Amsterdam; for some years a teacher at a secondary school at Utrecht; Sub-Director of the Agricultural Department of the Experiment Station for the Java Sugar Industry (Pasoerocan, E. Java), 1913-18; Agricultural Adviser of the Ned. Ind. Landbouw Mij at Soerabaja, 1918-28; subsequently appointed Extraordinary Professor at the Agricultural College at Wageningen. After World War II he was interned on account of political activity before and during the German occupation of Holland.



Herb. Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: 1 no from Probolinggo, E. Java (1928).


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