Georgius Watt

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Georgius Watt: imago
Nativitas: 1851; Scotia
Obitus: 1930; Lockerbie
Patria: Britanniarum Regnum, Regnum Britanniarum

Officium

Munus: botanista, diurnarius
Patronus: Universitas Colcatensis

Memoria

Laurae: Fellow of the Linnean Society of London

Georgius, vulgo George Watt (Meldri in oppido natus die 24 Aprilis 1851; ad Lockerbie die 2 Aprilis 1930 mortuus) fuit medicus et botanista Scoticus qui in India laboravit.

Villa vilici thearii iuxta Darjeeling in India anno circiter 1880 lucis ope picta. Collectus Georgii Watt, Regius Hortus Botanicus Edinburgensis

Alumnus fuit scholae grammaticae et collegii Marischallani Aberdonensis necnon universitatis Glasguensis. Professor botanicae apud collegium Hooghliense[en] ab anno fere 1874,[1] mox apud collegium Regiminis Krishnagarense[en] meruit. Catalogum botanicum expositionis internationalis Calcuttensis[en], anno 1883/4 celebratae, confecit in partes septem divisum, titulo Economic Products of India Exhibited in the Economic Court, Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883/84:

  • vol. I, in quo comprehenduntur pars 1, gummia et resinae; pars 2, tincturae, coriaria, acida; pars 3, fibra et plantae fibrosae; pars 4, olea et semina oleaginosa, unguenta, sapones;
  • pars 5, res medicinales
  • pars 6, cibi, res cibariae, pabula
  • pars 7, ligna

E quo catalogo, iussu ministerii agriculturae imperii Britannici Indiani, opus capitale elaboraverit, titulo Dictionary of the Economic Products of India, inter annos 1889 et 1893 divulgatum:

Series encyclopaedica The Wealth of India medio saeculo XX divulgata est,[2][3] ex opere Watt partim derivata, e qua volumina nonnulla in interrete legi possunt.[4]

Scripta alia[recensere | fontem recensere]

The wild and cultivated cotton plants of the world (1907): frontispicium et titulus
  • 1881 : "Notes on the Vegetation &c. of Chumba State and British Lahoul; with Descriptions of New Species" in Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany vol. 18 pp. 368–382
  • 1898 : The pests and blights of the tea plant being a report of investigations conducted in Assam and to some extent also in Kangra. Calcuttae: Superintendent, Government Printing Textus apud Internet Archive
  • 1907 : The wild and cultivated cotton plants of the world; a revision of the genus Gossypium. Londinii: Longman Textus
  • 1908 : The commercial products of India : being an abridgment of The dictionary of the economic products of India. Londinii: John Murray Textus apud Internet Archive

Notae[recensere | fontem recensere]

  1. Rajesh Kochhar, "Tribhuvandas Kalyandas Gajjar (1863–1920): the pioneering industrial chemist of western India" in Current Science vol. 104 (2013) pp. 1093-1097, vide p. 1094
  2. Chakravarthy, R.S. (1975). "Watt's Dictionary: A Landmark in the Study of the Economic Plants of India". Economic Botany 29 (1): 31–38 
  3. Chakre, Onkar J. (2010). "The Wealth of India - a CSIR's encyclopaedia of information resource on economic plants, animals and minerals". Current Science 99 (7): 969–971 
  4. Raw materials ("Materia cruda") ed. S. S. Bhatnagar, S. Husain Zaheer: Vol. 1, A-B. 1948; Vol. 2, C. 1950; Vol. 4, F-G. 1950; Vol. 5, H-K; Vol. 6, L-M. 1947; Vol. 7, N-Pe; Vol. 8, Ph-Re. Industrial products ("Provenientia industrialia") ed. B. N. Sastri: Pars 1, A-B. 1948; Pars 2, C. 1944; Pars 3, D-E. 1946; Pars 5, H-K

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