TITLE

DR. GRIFFITH BUCK A MAN AHEAD OF HIS TIME 1915-1991

AUTHOR(S)
Bates, Mary
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
American Rose;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Obituary
ABSTRACT
The article presents an obituary for Doctor Griffith Buck, horticulture professor from Iowa State University and renowned rose hybridizer.
ACCESSION #
53852139

 

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