Biographical entry Goss, Olga May (1916 - 1994)
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.
- 'Olga May Goss', in International Women's Day WA Women's Hall of Fame, International Women's Day WA Women's Hall of Fame, http://wawomenshalloffame.com.au/halloffame/inductees-2017.html?start=14. Details
- Fitzpatrick, E. N., Significant People of the Department, In response to need : a history of the Western Australian Department of Agriculture : 1894 to 2008, Fitzpatrick, E. N., Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australian Government, South Perth, Western Australia, 2011, https://www.appsnet.org/Awards/goss.pdf. Details
Created: 7 November 2017