Toro, Rafael A. (Rafael Andrés), 1897-

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Biographical History

Rafael Andres Toro was a Puerto Rican botanist who collected plants in South America as well as Puerto Rico circa 1927-1930. His specialties were mycology and phytopathology. Toro studied plant diseases and their management and transmission, focusing on important crop plants such as banana, coconut palm, cotton and onions. He was a Phytopathology assistant in the Agricultural Experimental Station in Rio Piedras.

Source

  • Library of Congress. NACO. Control Number: no 94024102
  • Toro, Rafael Andrés (1897-). In JStor Plant Science. Accessed April 9, 2012 at http://plants.jstor.org/person/bm000078890

Related entities

University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras Campus). Agricultural Experiment Station: He was a Phytopathology assistant in the Agricultural Experimental Station in Rio Piedras.

Birth Date

1897

Topic

Botany

Form/Genre

Personal name

Occupation

Botanists