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George Baker Cummins

American mycologist


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George Baker Cummins was a notable American mycologist and was considered an authority on the rust fungi. At his death he was the last surviving charter member of the Mycological Society of America.Career George Baker Cummins was affectionately known as "Mr. Rust" and he was recognized throughout the world as the authority on the rust fungi, the Puccinales, which are the largest order of disease-causing organisms of plants. Cummins professional specialty for almost his entire career was the taxonomy, biology and geographic distribution of the rust fungi. His investigations of the rusts took him to the Philippines, New Guinea, continental China, the Himalaya, central and western Africa, and North and South America.

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Montana State University

Public land-grant research university in Bozeman, Montana, United States

University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Purdue University

Public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

University of Arizona

Public university in Tucson, Arizona, United States

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