Sears, Fred Coleman

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Sears, Fred Coleman

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Fred Coleman Sears taught horticulture at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College from 1905-1907. Born in 1866 in Lexington, Massachusetts, he was raised in Kansas and graduated from Kansas State College in 1892. He taught horticulture in Kansas and Utah before moving to Nova Scotia to teach at the Horticultural School in Wolfville, which operated from 1894-1904. After its closure he taught at NSAC for one year before, in 1907, accepting a position as Professor of Pomology at the Massachusetts Agricultural College. In 1914 he published a textbook called Productive Orcharding. He died in October 1949.


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