Mair, Herbert Knowles Charles (1909-1999)

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Botanist; Orchidologist
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Herbert Mair joined the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in 1931 as an assistant agonomist. In 1936 he became the Superintendent of Agriculture and Curator of the Botanic Gardens in Darwin. Following World War II (1946) he joined the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney and from 1964-1970 was director and chief botanist. One of his great passions was for Australian native orchids.

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  1. Mair, Herbert Knowles Charles
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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