I is for Agnes Ibbetson – Plant Physiologist #AtoZChallenge

I is for Agnes Ibbetson – Plant Physiologist

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Agnes Ibbetson (1757 – 1853) was a self-taught plant physiologist.

Agnes Ibbetson

In her career, she contributed more than 50 papers to the Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and the Arts (generally known as Nicholson’s Journal).

An image from one of Agnes’ publications in Nicholson’s Journal.

Her research brought new insight into many aspects of botany, including microscopic structure and physiology of plants.

You can read more about Agnes here and here.

See more notable women of STEM in my contribution to the April A to Z blogging challenge for 2016.

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