Jean Marie Pelt( 24 October 1933 - 23 December 2015 )
Jean-Marie Pelt was a French biologist, botanist and pharmacist with degrees in both Biology and Pharmacy.
He was professor at the University of Lorraine, specializing in medicinal plants and traditional pharmacopeia, and is the author of several scientific articles and books on pharmaceutical plants, plant biology and urban ecology. Jean-Marie Pelt was known to the French public as the producer of several television series and radio broadcasts on plant biology and ecology. He has been nicknamed the Konrad Lorenz of the vegetable world.
Through his academic career, Jean-Marie Pelt studied the science of medicinal plants, phytopharmacology, phytotherapy, and phytotoxicology. He specifically focused on the repertories of drugs and medicinal plants of Afghanistan, Chile, Europe, and Yemen....