George Washington Carver

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George Washington Carver (1860s[1][2] – 5 Januari 1943) ilah seorang ahli sains pertanian dan pencipta dari Amerika Syarikat. Beliau banyak merumuskan langkah mengelak kesusutan tanah.[3]

Beliau juga dikenali kerana memperhebatkan fahaman terhadap environmentalisme.[4]

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  1. ^ The Notable Names Database states around 1860 citing a census report from 1870: "1864 is frequently cited as his birth year, but in the 1870 census form filed by Moses and Susan Carver he is listed as being ten years old." "George Washington Carver, NNDB.
  2. ^ "About GWC: A Tour of His Life". George Washington Carver National Monument. National Park Service. Diarkibkan daripada asal pada 1 Februari 2008. George Washington Carver did not know the exact date of his birth, but he thought it was in January 1864 (some evidence indicates July 1861, but not conclusively). He knew it was sometime before slavery was abolished in Missouri, which occurred in January 1865. 
  3. ^ "George Washington Carver". 
  4. ^ Mark D. Hersey, My Work Is That of Conservation: An Environmental Biography of George Washington Carver (2011) online

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