This award is given by Syngenta Crop Protection to an APS member for an outstanding recent contribution to teaching, research, or extension in plant pathology. Priority for this award is given to members of APS who are in the first decade of a career in plant pathology. The recipient receives an engraved award and a $1500 honorarium from Syngenta Crop Protection.
Note: Fellows are not eligible to be nominated for excellence awards except when the new nominations are for accomplishments different from that on which the Fellow nomination was based, and the new accomplishment has occurred after recognition as a Fellow.
1985 S. E. Lindow1986 T. J. Burr1987 M. A. Ellis1988 C. T. Stephens1989 L. V. Madden1990 J. J. Marois
1991 M. E. Daub1992 W. F. Wilcox1993 A. H. C. van Bruggen1994 F. W. Nutter, Jr.1995 J. E. Loper 1996 K. B. Johnson1997 C.C. Mundt 1998 R. L. Gilbertson1999 A. Culbreath2000 G. Munkvold2001 E. L. Davis2002 T. E. Mirkov2003 S. Kamoun2004 K. Subbarao
2007 N. Grunwald 2008 S. Kang 2009 I. Carbone2010 S. J. Pethybridge2011 A. O. Charkowski2012 R. P.P. Almeida2013 L.J. du Toit2014 A. E. Robertson2015 M. Goellner Mitchum2016 P. A. Paul2017 A. E. Whitfield2018 Melania Figueroa