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Edward Russell
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Born in Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire
Born on 31st of October 1872
Died on 12th of July 1965

Sir Edward John Russell was a forward-thinking agriculturalist who worked for more than 30 years at the Rothamsted Experimental Station. He wrote several important texts on soil and its fertility. Concerned by the poor exchange of information on agricultural techniques and studies at that time, he established what became the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux.

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