Biographical entry Wallace, Henry Robert (1924 - 2011)
- 12 September 1924
Cleveley, Lancashire, England
- 26 July 2011
- Plant pathologist
- Alternative Names
- Wallace, Harry
Henry Robert (Harry) Wallace was Professor of Plant Pathology, Waite Agricultural Research Institute, University of Adelaide 1971-1989. He wrote on the subject of plant nematodes and was also interested in conservation, landcare and national parks.
Born Cleveley, Lancashire, England 12 September 1924. Educated Liverpool University (BSc (hons) 1950, PhD 1952, DSc 1961). Sub Lieutenant, Royal Navy 1943-46; Research Scientist, School of Agriculture, Cambridge 1952-55; Principal Research Scientist, Rothamsted Experimental Station 1955-63; Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Division of Horticultural Research 1963-71; Professor of Plant Pathology, Waite Agricultural Research Institute, University of Adelaide 1971-89; Emeritus Professor. Fellow, Australian Academy of Science 1975. President, Australian Parasitology Society 1971; President, Medical Sciences Club of South Australia.
- Wallace, H. R., 'Plant Pathology' in Ideas and Endeavours - The Natural Sciences in South Australia, C. R. Twidale; M. J. Tyler and M. Davies, eds (Adelaide: Royal Society of South Australia, 1986). Details
- Kerr, Allen, Davies, Kerrie and Stirling, Graham, 'Henry Robert Wallace 1924-2011', Historical Records of Australian Science, 23 (2012), 202-11. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 11 August 2016