2013 Research Grants

 
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (James Faust)
    The potential of a new mycorrhizal fungus, Piriformospora indica, to protect bedding plants from root pathogens
    $10,000.00

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

  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (Chad Miller and Kimberly Williams)
    Understanding and preventing intumescence development on Ipomoea batatas and other ornamental crops
    $10,000.00

  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (Mary K. Hausbeck, and Wei Zhang)
    Managing Pythium species in floriculture irrigation water
    $10,000.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Steven D. Frank)
    Integrated thrips management for greenhouse crops
    $11,153.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Brian Whipker)
    Expanding leaf tissue standards for bedding plants
    $12,000.00

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

  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY (Roberto G. Lopez and Garrett Owen)
    Optimizing the daily light integral and nutrition during propagation of herbaceous floriculture crops
    $9,000.00

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

  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS (Ioannis Tzanetakis)
    Epidemiology, ecology and detection of rose rosette virus (RRV)
    $9,000.00

  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (Benham Lockhart)
    Investigation of a seed-borne flower and foliar distortion disorder occurring in ornamental Asteraceae and its association with a novel filamentous virus-like agent
    $14,000.00


New York Florists’ Club Grants

  • EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (Elizabeth A. Cowles)
    Interactions between neonicotinoid insecticides and twospotted spider mite fecundity
    $8,000.00

  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (Zhanao Deng)
    Introducing the NPR1 gene into impatiens and determining the effect of NPR1 over-expression on downy mildew resistance
    $12,000.00

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSIRE (Brian A. Krug )
    (In collaboration with Raymond Cloyd-KSU, Margery Daughtrey-Cornell, Roberto Lopez-Purdue, Brian E. Whipker-NCSU, and Kimberly Williams-KSU)
    e-Gro University Certificate Program
    $6,000.00

TOTAL.......... $138,153.00

Total Research Grants 1961-2013.......... $6,228,163.90

 

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