Emil Friedrich August Walter (or Walther) Migula (born 1863 in Żyrowa
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; died 1938 in
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) was a Poland-born German
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In 1890, he was habilitated for botany at
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
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, where he spent several years as a professor. At Karlsruhe, he also worked in the bacteriology department of the Food Research Institute. He was Professor of Botany at the research academy at Eisenach.
He published many articles on the subjects of
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. He is remembered for describing the
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'', and for publication of ''Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Deutsch-Österreich und der Schweiz'' ryptogamic_Flora_of_Germany,_Austria
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* ''Die Bakterien'', 1891 [Bacteria]
* ''System der Bakterien. Handbuch der Morphologie, Entwicklungsgeschichte und Systematik der Bakterien'', 1897–1900. (two volumes)
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* ''Pflanzenbiologie'', 1900 [Plant biology]WorldCat Identities
* ''Morphologie, Anatomie und Physiologie der Pflanzen'', 2nd edition 190
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20th-century German botanists
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19th-century German botanists