Dr. John Foster (Emeritus)

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Dr. John E. Foster
Emeritus Research & Extension Entomologist
Office: 211 Entomology Hall
Mailing Address:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Department of Entomology
103 Entomology Hall
Lincoln, NE
Phone: (402) 472-8686
FAX: (402) 472-4687

  1. B.A. in Biology, Central Methodist College, 1964
  2. M.S. in Entomology, University of Missouri, 1966
  3. Ph.D. in Entomology, Purdue University, 1971


Published over 150 refereed journal articles and research bulletins, 4 book chapters and 30 extension bulletins and other publications dealing with insect and plant genetics, crop protection and sustainable agriculture. Released 9 germplasm lines, 8 cultivars and published on 9 crops.

Notable Distinctions:

  1. Outstanding Scientist Award, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, 1998.
  2. Crops and Soils Award of Merit, Indiana Crop Improvement Association 1988.
  3. Who's Who in Technology, 6th Edition.
  4. Who's Who in Frontiers of Science, 1st Edition.
  5. Who's Who in the Midwest, 18th Edition.
  6. Who's Who in American Men and Women, 13th Edition.

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