Biographical entry Filmer, J. F.
- Veterinary scientist
J. F. Filmer was Veterinary Officer of the Western Australian Department of Agriculture in 1928. He worked with E.J. Underwood on 'Denmark wasting disease' in cattle and showed in 1935 that cobalt is an essential nutrient in their diet. Later he became Director of the Animal Research Division, New Zealand Department of Agriculture
- Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, 21 (1984), 11-28. Details
- 'Filmer, J. F.', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476927. 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_f.html. Details
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