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Friedrich Gustav Brieger

Friedrich Gustav Brieger, German-born Brazilian plant geneticist (Breslau 11 October 1900 –Bad Dürrheim, Baden-Württemberg State 06 February 1985)
 
Authored about 200 scientific works
 
STATISTICS
Developed Brieger error ratio theta or theta test, a statistical test much similar to Snedecor F test (1946)
 

Proposed index of variance

Coeficiente de variação e índice de variança. Bragantia 2(9): 313-31, 1942
 

Developed an order test to permit a statistical analysis in cases where the rank correlation coefficient cannot be applied

With S. Moreira & Z. Leme. Estudo sobre o melhoramento da laranja Bahia III. Bragantia 1:567-610, 1941
 
ORCHIDS
Created many hybrids of orchids
 

DESCRIBED ORCHID GENERA

Bolbidium 1981

Campanulorchis 1981

Dockrillia 1981

Garayella 1977

Gunnarorchis 1981

Miltonioides 1983 (with E. Lückel)

Pabstiella 1976
 

ELEVATED TO GENERIC RANK  (1981) ORCHIDACEAE

Aeridostachya

Conostalix

Dilochiopsis

Dolichocentrum

Eriopexis

Euphlebium

Herpethophytum

Kinetochilus

Microphytanthe

Trachyrhizum

Urostachya