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.
- 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
- 'Goss, Olga May (1916-19941231)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1772613. Details
- '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
Created: 7 November 2017