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Duhamel du Monceau, Henri Louis

Duhamel du Monceau, Henri Louis äNrē´ lwē düämĕl´ dü môNsō´ [key], 1700–1782, French agriculturist and tree expert. He did experimental work on plant physiology and ecology and wrote The Elements of Agriculture (1762, tr. 1764) and other standard works on agriculture and on the distribution and culture of trees and shrubs.

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