Lepyokhin Ivan Ivanovich( Russian traveler and botanist)
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Biography Lepyokhin Ivan Ivanovich
(1740 - 1802). Higher education in Strasbourg. Was an academician of science. In 1768 - 1772 years of traveling (often with Pallas) on the south-eastern and northern Europe, Russia, and was rich in botanical collections, then was director of the Imperial Botanical Garden. Major works Lepekhina: "Day notes travel" (1 - 3 parts, . Petersburg., . 1771, 2 nd Edition, , . 1774 - 1783), "Reflections on the need to test drug effect their own growth" (St. Petersburg, . 1783), "Quick guide to the cultivation of silk in Russia (St. Petersburg, . 1798), "Methods of disgust in cattle of case" (St. Petersburg, . 1800),
. - See. V. Polenov Short biography I.I. Lepekhina ", in" Proceedings of the Academy of Russia "(1810, II).