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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.
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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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Clemson pomologist Juan Carlos Melgar said the impact on the state's most famous crop appears to be small.
Manning, the son of a successful businessman, was a recognized pomologist who "expressed and implied criticism" of the young Nathaniel's "unmanly" characteristics of "lethargy ...
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.
You don't have to be a pomologist, homesteader or full-time orchardist to grow stone fruit.
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. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II in England, France, Germany, and Belgium.
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.
We had taken a detour of a few kilometers from Tolstoy's route to spend the night in a shalash, a grass-covered hut made by leaning sticks together teepee-like, in an apple orchard on a hill, on the grounds of the museum-estate of Andrey Timofeyevich Bolotov, Russia's "first agronomist and pomologist." (Tom, in one of those lucky turns of fate, had written a book on Bolotov a few years ago, so the staff there was eager to host us.) After a breakfast of boiled potatoes, pickled peppers, and "Bolotov tea"--a tincture, the director explained, made according to the exacting recipe of Andrey Timofeyevich from grasses and herbs collected on the estate--we set off again on our hike.