A plaque on the Fort Garry campus of the University of Manitoba, erected in 1996 by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, commemorates plant pathologist Margaret Newton, whose ground-breaking research on the rusts of wheat improve our understanding of this threat to the agricultural production of the Canadian prairies.
Site Location (lat/long): N49.80930, W97.12977
denoted by symbol on the map above
Memorable Manitobans: Margaret Newton (1887-1971)
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Plaques for Persons, Events and Sites of National Historic Significance
Commemorating Margaret Newton
Manitoba History, Number 59, October 2008
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 15 February 2015
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