Story: Aston, Bernard Cracroft

Bernard Cracroft Aston

Bernard Cracroft Aston

During his long and productive career as an agricultural chemist at the Department of Agriculture, genial Bernard Cracroft Aston made important discoveries about plant and animal nutrition and helped identify the cause of 'bush sickness'.

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R. W. Bailey. 'Aston, Bernard Cracroft', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3a23/aston-bernard-cracroft (accessed 7 August 2020)