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Dr Mann's Contribution to Science and Agriculture

Dr H H Mann's career as a research worker was as remarkable for its range and diversity as for its duration. In its duration it must surely be unique, for he was an active and productive experimenter for 68 years, as is evidenced by the simple statement that his first paper, which described the effects of antiseptics on yeast, was published in French in 1894, and at the time of his death on December 2, 1961, he was preparing for publication the results of the ''Market-garden" experiment at Woburn. The subject matter of his first and last papers also gives some idea, though an inadequate one, of the diversity of his research interests.

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