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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Margaret Newton Plaque (University of Manitoba)

This 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

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Margaret Newton (1887-1971)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Plaques for Persons, Events and Sites of National Historic Significance

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Information for this page was collected and prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 November 2013

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A collection of historic sites in Manitoba compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

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