Robert Willard Hodgson
BornApril 3, 1893
DiedMay 16 (or 17), 1966 (aged 73)
Known forResearch on Citrus, Avocado and other subtropical and tropical crops
Spouse(s)Evelyn Mitchell Hodgson
ChildrenRobert Willard Hodgson Jr., and Richard Warren Hodgson
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of California
InfluencesJohn Eliot Coit

Robert Willard Hodgson (1893–1966) was an American botanist, taxonomist and agricultural researcher located in the California State, an exceptional citrus and avocado expert. He was a co-author of The Citrus Industry book,[1] emeritus professor of University of California, and dean of the College of Agriculture.[2][3]