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The Plaque commemorates botanist Colin Barnard (1904-1974) who spent almost the whole of his working life with CSIRO.

In 1927 Barnard joined what was then the Division of Economic Botany of CSIRO and was seconded to the Commonwealth Research Station at Merbein, Victoria, and later transferred to Canberra. He studied growth and production in grape vines and developed a system for forecasting yield. He also worked on decline and dieback in apples.

Location

Address:Clunies Ross Street, Australian National Botanic Gardens, Acton, 2600
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.277778
Long: 149.11
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Science

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:May-1992
Front Inscription
In Memory Of
COLIN BARNARD
M.B.E., D.Sc.
1904 - 1974

An Australian Botanist With
C.S.I. R.O. Who Initiated The
Phytochemical Survey of Our
Native Flora And Later Studied
Australian Grasslands

 
Source: MA
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