Harry Baker Humphrey

Harry Baker Humphrey (1873–1955) was an American botanist.[1]: 120–123 He was a pathologist with the USDA, specializing on research on breeding resistance to grain smut, and president of the American Phytopathological Society.[1]: 122 His posthumously published book Makers of North American Botany (1961) contains 121 brief biographies of outstanding botanists active in North America.[2]


  1. ^ a b Makers of American Botany, Harry Baker Humphrey, Ronald Press Company, Library of Congress Card Number 61-18435
  2. ^ Coleman, William. "Review of Makers of North American Botany by Harry Baker Humphrey". The Quarterly Review of Biology. 38 (4): 378–379. doi:10.1086/403953.