Edward Fred Knipling, the former director and currently science adviser to the entomology research division in the Agricultural Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), has received the 1995 Japan Prize for his contributions to "science and technology for agriculture, forestry and fishery which conserves the environment." He was presented with the award at a special ceremony held April 27 in Tokyo.
ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY: Edward F. Knipling developed the sterile insect release method to control such pests as screwworm fly and melon fly.
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