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Lucia McCulloch

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Nationality  American
Role  Botanist
Name  Lucia McCulloch

Lucia McCulloch
Born  February 26, 1873 Cincinnati, Ohio (1873-02-26)
Institutions  United States Department of Agriculture
Died  February 10, 1955, Orlando, Florida, United States
Institution  United States Department of Agriculture

Known for  Botany, Plant pathology
Author abbrev. (botany)  L.McCulloch

Lucia Alma McCulloch (February 26, 1873 – February 10, 1955) was an American botanist and plant pathologist in the United States Department of Agriculture Bureau of Plant Industry. Her work focused on crown gall and gladiolus diseases and pests. A colleague in the department run by Erwin Frink Smith, she also collaborated with botanist Nellie Adalesa Brown.

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Life and career

McCulloch was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1898, while studying biology at Florida Agricultural College, she was appointed head of the library, now part of the George A. Smathers Libraries.

She died in Orlando, Florida.

References

Lucia McCulloch Wikipedia


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