The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Folke K Skoog
C. Leonard Huskins Professor of Botany Emeritus
University of Wisconsin
Madison,Wisconsin 53706 USA
"For his pioneering work on plant hormones, including discovery of cyotkinins (a major class), chemical induction of organ formation and regulation of morphogenesis in plants, and contributions to the development of plant tissue culture as an experimental technique of fundamental importance in biotechnology."
Presented by President Bush at a White House Rose Garden Ceremony on September 16, 1991.