Robert Hogg (biologist)

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Robert Hogg (1818–1897) was a Scottish nurseryman and botanist. He was known as a pomologist who contributed to the science of classification. He published his book British Pomology in 1851, and co-edited The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits and General Horticulture.

Born in Duns, Berwickshire, on 20 April 1818, and educated at Edinburgh University, Hogg died on 14 March 1897 in Pimlico, London.

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  • Curthoys, M. C. "Hogg, Robert". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/96781. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)