David Fairchild, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


David Fairchild

U.S. botanist

Date of Birth: 07-Apr-1869

Place of Birth: Lansing, Michigan, United States

Date of Death: 06-Aug-1954

Profession: writer, botanist, explorer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About David Fairchild

  • David Grandison Fairchild (April 7, 1869 – August 6, 1954) was an American botanist and plant explorer.
  • Fairchild was responsible for the introduction of more than 200,000 exotic plants and varieties of established crops into the United States, including soybeans, pistachios, mangos, nectarines, dates, bamboos, and flowering cherries.
  • Certain varieties of wheat, cotton, and rice became especially economically important.

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