Adriance Sherwood Foster

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Fellow: Awarded 1948

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 08-06-1901

Died: 05-01-1973

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

FOSTER, ADRIANCE SHERWOOD:  Appointed for a comparative cyto-histological study of the meristems of buds of tropical ferns, gymnosperms and woody angiogsperms; tenure, eight months from January 1, 1942.

Born August 6, 1901, Poughkeepsie, New York.  Education:  Cornell University, B.S., 1923; Harvard University, M.S., 1925, Sc.D., 1926. National Research Council Fellow, Leeds University, 1926–28.

Assistant Professor of Botany, 1928–34, University of Oklahoma; Assistant Professor of Botany, 1934–38, Associate Professor, 1938—, University of California.

Publications:  Practical Plant Anatomy, 1937. Articles in Botanical Gazette, Naturalist, Biological Review, American Journal of Botany, Proceedings of the Fifth International Botanical Congress, Science, Stain Technology, University of California Publications in Botany, Madrono, Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, Botanical Review.