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Job Baster

The Sunshine Botanist T Today, in 1711, Job Baster was born.  Baster was one of the first Dutch nature researchers to use a microscope to look at flora and fauna.  He wrote down his findings in a book. He also wrote an excellent translation of Philip Miller’s work on horticulture.   In 1758, Baster was given a…

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