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Julius Wortmann


German mycologist and plant physiologist. Studied natural sciences in Berlin and Würzburg; PhD, Würzburg, 1879. Assistant to Anton de Bary, Straßburg (Strasbourg), 1880–3; habilitated, 1883; lecturer in plant physiology, 1883–91. Director, Royal Research Station for Viticulture, Pomology, and Horticulture, Giesenheim, 1891–1921; Imperial Biological Institute for Agriculture and Forestry, Dahlem, 1907–21. An editor of Botanische Zeitung, 1888–98.


Muth 1926


Muth, Franz. 1926. Julius Wortmann. [Obituary.] Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft 43 (1925–6): 112–42.