Schweizer, Jean


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


Born: 1896, Diessenhoven, Switzerland.



Botanist who took his Ph.Drís degree at Berne University in 1919; on the staff of the Besuki Experiment Station (Djember, E. Java), 1920-29; in the employ of the R.C.M.A. Deli at Medan (Sumatra), 1929-30; since 1930 Director of the Besuki Experiment Station.

Author of many papers, especially dealing with physiological, phytopathological, and genetical problems concerning rubber, coffee, and tobacco culture.



Herb. Bog. [BO] and Pasoer. [PAS now in BO]: few nos from the environs of Djember, E. Java, e.g. from Rawasarie at the foot of G. Raoeng. Also plants in Herb. Berne [BERN] (from ? Europe).