English agriculturist who advanced the field of agriculture by developing the concepts of crop rotation and irrigation of hay fields to increase the volume of crops. Weston also brought forward the idea of canal locks to regulate the level of water in the canals. He was involved in making the Wey River navigable to Guilford, England.
"Richard Weston." Science and Its Times: Understanding the Social Significance of Scientific Discovery. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 19, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/richard-weston-0
"Richard Weston." Science and Its Times: Understanding the Social Significance of Scientific Discovery. . Retrieved September 19, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/richard-weston-0