Professor David Willis Robinson BSc (Hort) MS PhD VMM FI (Hort) (2 April 1928 – 28 March 2004) was a Northern Irish horticultural scientist who made important contributions to the national and international field of horticulture and agriculture throughout his entire life. After a working life in the field of research, retirement saw his life change. He became a journalist and television/radio presenter and, as a sideline, led gardening tours around the world. He managed the Earlscliffe Gardens in Baily, County Dublin.

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  • Professor David Willis Robinson BSc (Hort) MS PhD VMM FI (Hort) (2 April 1928 – 28 March 2004) was a Northern Irish horticultural scientist who made important contributions to the national and international field of horticulture and agriculture throughout his entire life. After a working life in the field of research, retirement saw his life change. He became a journalist and television/radio presenter and, as a sideline, led gardening tours around the world. He managed the Earlscliffe Gardens in Baily, County Dublin. (en)
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  • 1928-4-2
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  • 2004-3-28
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  • David Robinson, photograph taken in 2003 by David Foley
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  • Horticultural Scientist
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  • * Honorary Life Membership – Royal Dublin Society;
  • * elected a Fellow by the American Society for Horticultural Science.
  • * Fellowship and Distinguished Horticulturist Award – Institute of Horticulture;
  • * Gold Veitch Memorial Medal – Royal Horticultural Society;
  • * Honorary Life Membership -International Society for Horticultural Science;
  • * elected to the Institute of Horticulture's Hall of Fame 1996;
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  • * External Examiner for BSc, MS and PhD degrees at University Colleges Dublin and Cork, the Dublin and Tralee Institutes of Technology, University of Bath, England, Wye College, University of London and the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
  • * Horticultural Adviser in South Co. Down with Ministry of Agriculture, Northern Ireland
  • * Deputy Director, Horticultural Centre, Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
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  • Irish horticultural scientist, born 1928 (en)
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  • Professor David Willis Robinson BSc (Hort) MS PhD VMM FI (Hort) (2 April 1928 – 28 March 2004) was a Northern Irish horticultural scientist who made important contributions to the national and international field of horticulture and agriculture throughout his entire life. After a working life in the field of research, retirement saw his life change. He became a journalist and television/radio presenter and, as a sideline, led gardening tours around the world. He managed the Earlscliffe Gardens in Baily, County Dublin. (en)
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  • David Robinson (horticulturist) (en)
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