pomologist


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po·mol·o·gy

 (pō-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study and cultivation of fruit.

[Latin pōmum, fruit + -logy.]

po′mo·log′i·cal (pō′mə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
po′mo·log′i·cal·ly adv.
po·mol′o·gist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pomologist - someone versed in pomology or someone who cultivates fruit trees
botanist, phytologist, plant scientist - a biologist specializing in the study of plants
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KORBINIAN AIGNER, APFEL UND BIRNEN: DAS GESAMTWERK (MATTHES & SEITZ) As all viewers of last year's Documenta know, the Bavarian priest and pomologist Aigner surreptitiously planted apple trees between two barracks while a prisoner in the concentration camp at Dachau and even succeeded in breeding new varieties.
According to Professor Gamaleldin Abdel Hay Hamid, Pomologist, Dhofar is one of the most important agricultural areas in the Sultanate, occupying almost one third of the total area of the country.
Consultant pomologist Liz Copas said: "Harvest is an important and exciting time, but even more so given the time and effort invested to produce new varieties.
He was educated in the Boston Public Schools and is a graduate of Northeastern University as a chemical engineer and the University of Massachusetts as a pomologist.
Some of the additional material includes blueberry virus data from 1943 and 1944, USDA pomologist George Darrow's notes and photographs on rest-period requirements for blueberries, and nursery catalogs from 1943 to 1970 with sources listed for a number of cultivars.