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Sterling B. Hendricks

Sterling Brown Hendricks (April 13, 1902 – January 4, 1981) was an American

  1. ^ a b c New York Times:DR. STERLING HENDRICKS, A GOVERNMENT SCIENTIST; January 7, 1981
  2. ^ a b National Academy of Science:National Academies Press:Biographical Memoirs:V.56:Sterling Brown Hendricks
  3. ^ New York Times:SCIENCE ACADEMY PICKS 35 MEMBERS; Six Foreigners Also Named for Research Work;April 28, 1965,
  4. ^ New York Times:National Medal of Science Is Awarded by Ford to 15;October 19, 1976
  5. ^ a b c The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details;STERLING BROWN HENDRICKS;Title: Former Chief Chemist, Beltsville Plant Industry Station
  6. ^ - Hendricksite
  7. ^ "Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lecture". 


The Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lectureship was established in 1981 by the Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture to honor the memory of Sterling B. Hendricks and to recognize scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical science of agriculture (e.g., agricultural chemistry).[7]

Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lectureship Award

[6][1] and a recipient of the Award for Distinguished Civilian Service.[1] chief scientist of the Mineral Nutrition Laboratory,[5][2] Hendricks also was Chief Chemist, Beltsville Plant Industry Station,[5] The citation given to him at the medal ceremony said: "For the initiation of basic research in the physical and chemical properties of soils and proteins that have profoundly influenced agricultural practices and the production of food plants."[5][4].Gerald Ford from President National Medal of Science and a recipient of the [3][2],National Academy of Sciences Hendricks was a member of the [1]

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