O is for Eleanor Anne Ormerod – Entymologist #AtoZChallenge

O is for Eleanor Anne Ormerod – Entymologist

++ A to Z of Notable Women in STEM ++

Eleanor Anne Ormerod (1828 – 1901) was an entymologist. From her childhood, she enjoyed studying insects. She also studied agriculture and was a local authority in England.

Eleanor Anne Ormerod

Eleanor Anne Ormerod

Combining her interests in both entymology and agriculture, Eleanor formed a collection of insect pests in farming. She wrote a series of books about injurious insects in agriculture.

Page 384 from the book A Manual of Injurious Insects with Methods of Prevention and Remedy for Their Attacks to Food Crops, Forest Trees, and Fruit.

Page 384 from the book A Manual of Injurious Insects with Methods of Prevention and Remedy for Their Attacks to Food Crops, Forest Trees, and Fruit.

You can learn more about Eleanor Anne Ormerod here.

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

Add your own “O”-named women to the list in the comments below! Here’s some other significant women of STEM:

Özden Özdemir – Geophysics
Lynne Opperman – Anatomy
Halska Osmólska – Paleontology
Muriel Wheldale Onslow – Microbiology

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