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Nathan Cobb

Born: Jun 30, 1859

Death: Jun 4, 1932

Birthplace: Massachusetts

Nationality: United States

Nathan Cobb

Date of Birth : Jun 30, 1859
Date of Death : Jun 4, 1932
Birth Place : Massachusetts

Nathan Augustus Cobb is known as "the father of nematology in the United States". He provided the foundations for nematode taxonomy and described over 1000 different nematode species. An individual with a variety of skills, he made significant contributions to a number of scientific disciplines and the USDA Nematology Lab, originally established with him as the director, continues today.

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