Sansome, Eva (1906–?)

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Sansome, Eva (1906–?)

English mycologist. Name variations: E. Sansome. Born Eva Richardson, Sept 9, 1906, possibly in New Zealand; Manchester University, DSc; m. Dr. Frederick Whalley Sansome (university lecturer).

Researched mycology and genetics; taught in West Africa; appointed a Linnean Society fellow (1928); published work in Nature (1937 and 1938) and in the Transactions of the British Mycological Society (1963); researched meiosis in the oogonium; studied the antheridium of Pythium debaryanum; lectured in horticulture at University of Manchester and University of Ghana; employed as a reader at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria.

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