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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.

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  • Fitzpatrick, E. N., 'Significant People of the Department' in In response to need : a history of the Western Australian Department of Agriculture : 1894 to 2008, Fitzpatrick, E. N., ed. (South Perth, Western Australia: Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australian Government, 2011), https://www.appsnet.org/Awards/goss.pdf. Details

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