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Encyclopedia > C. W. Woodworth Award

Charles W. Woodworth (18651940) was the founder of the Entomology Department at the University of California, Berkeley. He made many significant contributions to the science of Entomology. His publications were very extensive and included nearly every field of entomology. A few of his most oustanding works are: "A List of the Insects of California (1903), The Wing Veins of Insects" (1906), "Guide to California Insects" (1913), and "School of Fumigation (1915). He was the first editor and first contributor to the University of California Publications in Entomology. He is also credited with first breeding Drosophila in quantity and with suggesting to W. E. Castle that Drosophila might be used for genetical work. Charles W. Woodworth (1865–1940) was the founder of the Entomology Department at the University of California, Berkeley. ... 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Entomology is the scientific study of insects. ... University of California, Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley (also known as Cal, UC Berkeley, UCB, or simply Berkeley) is a public coeducational university situated in the foothills of Berkeley, California, USA to the east of San Francisco Bay, overlooking the Golden Gate. ... 1903 has the latest occurring solstices and equinoxes for 400 years, because the Gregorian calendar hasnt had a leap year for seven years or a century leap year since 1600. ... 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Species Drosophila melanogaster Drosophila subobscura Drosophila is a genus of small flies whose members are often called fruit flies or more appropriately vinegar flies, wine flies, pomace flies, grape flies, and picked fruit-flies. ...


He was an 1889 charter member of the American Association of Economic Entomologists. This group merged with the Entomological Society of America, founded 1906, in 1953. The Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America gives an annual award called the C. W. Woodworth Award. This award, the PBESA's largest, is for achievement in Entomology in the Pacific region of the United States over the previous ten years. This award is principally sponsored by C.W.'s great-grandson, Brian Holden, and his wife, Joann Wilfert, with additional support by Dr. Craig and Kathryn Holden, and Dr. Jim and Betty Woodworth. 1889 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Entomological Society of America (ESA) was founded in 1889 and today has more than 6,000 members, including educators, extension personnel, consultants, students, researchers, and scientists from agricultural departments, health agencies, private industries, colleges and universities, and state and federal governments. ... 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Entomological Society of America (ESA) was founded in 1889 and today has more than 6,000 members, including educators, extension personnel, consultants, students, researchers, and scientists from agricultural departments, health agencies, private industries, colleges and universities, and state and federal governments. ... Entomology is the scientific study of insects. ...

Partial List of C. W. Woodworth Award Winners
Year Winner Affiliation #
2005 Dr. John D. Stark Washington State University 37th
2004 Dr. Victoria Y. Yokoyama USDA Agricultural Research Service 36th
2003 Dr. Keith S. Pike Washington State University 35th
2002 Dr. James Hagler USDA Western Cotton Research Laboratory 34th
2001 Dr. Robert S. Lane University of California, Berkeley 33rd
2000 Dr. Jay F. Brunner Washington State University 32nd
1999 Dr. Wyatt W. Cone Washington State University 31st
1998 Dr. Harry Kaya University of California, Davis 30th
1997 Dr. Jacqueline L. Robertson USDA Pacific Southwest Research Station 29th
1996 Dr. Marshall W. Johnson University of California, Riverside 28th
1995 Dr. Nabil N. Youssef Utah State University 27th
1994 Dr. Michael K. Rust University of California, Riverside 26th
1991 Dr. Thomas F. Leigh University of California, Davis 23rd
1990 Dr. Philip F. Torchio Utah State University 22nd
1989 Dr. Stanley C. Hoyt Washington State University 21st
1988 Dr. John R. Anderson North Carolina State University 20th
1987 Dr. Robert Washino University of California, Davis 19th
1985 Dr. Carl A. Johansen Washington State University 17th
1981 Dr. Harry Laidlaw University of California, Davis 13th
1980 Dr. George P. Georghiou University of California, Riverside 12th
1979 Dr. William G. Wellington University of British Columbia 11th
19xx Dr. Carl Barton Huffaker University of California, Berkeley -
19xx Dr. Ray F. Smith University of California, Berkeley -
19xx Dr. William Harry Lange Jr. University of California, Davis -

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