William Coxe, 1762–1831, American pomologist, b. Philadelphia. His experiments and his book, A View of the Cultivation of Fruit-Trees and the Management of Orchards and Cider (1817), had a pronounced effect on the early development of fruitgrowing in America. He was instrumental in introducing the Seckel pear into England.
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