adjunct to the royal academy of science in St. Petersburg
1761 returns to Germany, becomes professor of natural history at the university in Calw (Württemberg)
1763 appointed inspector and director of the ducal garden and professor of natural history in Karlsruhe
1805 appointed to the electoral assembly
In St. Petersburg, Koelreuter conducted studies on the budding (grafting?) and crossing of plants. His 1777 book (it's actually very small, more like a pamphlet) claimed to have discovered the sexual organs for mushrooms, but he was wrong.
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