Fraser Bergersen

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Fraser John Bergersen FRS[1] (born 26 May 1929 Hamilton, New Zealand) is a New Zealand plant biologist. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Science.


Bergerson earned a Master of Science degree from the University of Otago, and received a Doctor of Science from the University of New Zealand in 1962.


Bergerson worked for Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Division of Plant Industry, becoming Chief Research Scientist.[2][3]


  1. ^ Brockwell, J.; Sprent, J. I.; Day, D. A. (2013). "Fraser John Bergersen AM FAA. 26 May 1929 -- 3 October 2011". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 59: 33–58. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2013.0004. 
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  3. ^ Li, Y.; Parsons, R.; Day, D. A.; Bergersen, F. J. (2002). "Reassessment of major products of N2 fixation by bacteroids from soybean root nodules". Microbiology. 148 (Pt 6): 1959–1966. doi:10.1099/00221287-148-6-1959. PMID 12055315. 

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