Albert Howard was an English botanist, agronomist, and organic farming pioneer known for his work in India and his development of the Indore method of composting.
Albert Howard was an English botanist, agronomist, agricultural investigator and organic farming pioneer. He is known for his work in India as the economic botanist and mycologist for the government of India, and later as the agricultural adviser to states in the Caribbean. Howard’s work in India led to the development of the Indore method of composting, a technique that is still widely used today. He also wrote several books on agricultural topics, including ‘An Agricultural Testament’ and ‘The Soil and Health’, which have been influential in the organic farming movement.