2012 Research Grants

 
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (James Brown Faust)
    Evaluating the potential of a new mycorrhizal fungi, Piriformospora indica, to improve adventitious rooting of floriculture crops in propagation
    $10,000.00

  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY (Neil S. Mattson)
    Increasing plant shelf-life with natural and chemical agents
    $10,000.00

  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY (William B. Miller and Neil S. Mattson)
    Developing tools to aid timing of Hybrid Lilies
    $9,000.00

  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (Raymond A. Cloyd)
    Residual efficacy of systemic insecticides in regulating populations of the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri
    $11,000.00

  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (Kimberly A. Williams)
    Understanding the role of microbial activity on nutrient availability from organic fertilizers in soilless production systems
    $10,800.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Steven D. Frank)
    Optimizing aphid biological control with banker plant systems
    $9,000.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Brian Whipker, Paul Nelson, Jared Barnes)
    Quantifying the factors which influence pH
    $10,000.00

  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY (Roberto G. Lopez and Christopher J. Currey)
    Optimizing the daily light integral and nutrition during propagation of herbaceous floriculture crops
    $10,000.00

  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (David J. Norman)
    Multilocus sequence analysis of Xanthomonads affecting poinsettia production
    $10,000.00

New York Florists’ Club Grants

  • UNITED STATES DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE (USDA) (Kathryn Kamo)
    Genetic engineering of Lilium longiflorum ‘Nellie White’ for nematode resistance
    $6,000.00

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE (Brian A. Krug)
    (Along with Brian Whipker-NCSU, Roberto Lopez-Purdue, Kimberly Williams- KSU, Raymond Cloyd-KSU and Margery Daughtrey-Cornell)
    eGRO – electronic Grower Resources Online
    $16,600.00

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
    (Chris Currey, Brian Krug, and Roberto Lopez)
    Daily light integral (DLI) calculator – DLICALC
    $1,000.00

TOTAL.......... $133,400.00

Total Research Grants 1961-2012.......... $6,090,010.90

 

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