Biographical entry Samuel, Geoffrey
- Soil scientist
Geoffrey Samuel, with Clarence Piper (qv), recorded the first trace element deficiency, that of manganese in the black soils on which oats were being grown near Mount Gambier in South Australia (1929). He also studied diseases in tomatoes.
- 'Samuel, Geoffrey', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1475607. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_s.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 25 May 2006
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