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Biographical entry Goss, Olga May (1916 - 1994)

Born
1916
Died
1994
Occupation
Nurseryman

Summary

Olga May Goss made significant contributions to plant pathology, of particular note was Olga Goss' work on eelworm and nematodes. She was also a trailblazer for women in her field. Olga Goss became the first female named Australian Nurseryman of the year in 1978 and was for a time the only female professional staff member at the Department of Agriculture where she worked from 1945 until her retirement in 1980.

Elizabeth Daniels