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William Boright Hewitt and Maybelle Ellen Ball Hewitt Award​

This award recognizes a scientist within seven​ years of receiving a PhD who has made an outstanding and ​innovative contribution directed towards the control of plant disease. In order to be considered, the nominee must have received the PhD no more than seven years prior to nomination, and be a current APS member. 

Contributions that include research or activities performed for a graduate degree will not be considered. Supporting information should include a detailed description of innovative research or extension programs. 

Nominations will stand for only one year. Recipient will receive an award and honorarium​ derived form funds bequeathed to the society by the Hewitt estate.

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2002 S.​ Hu
2006 K-H. Wang
2007 N. Peres
2008 P. Paul
2010 N. Wang
2012 P. S. Ojiambo
2016 M. L. Paret
2017 L. M. Quesada
2018 S. Aruppillai

​2020 A. Ortega-Beltran

​​*Please note that all bios linked from this page were published at the time of the received​ award and may not be current