2015 Research Grants

 
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (Christopher J. Currey)
    Controlling growth of containerized herb bedding plants using cultural practices
    $10,000.00

  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (Raymond A. Cloyd)
    Effect of the entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana, and the rove beetle, Dalotia coriaria, in suppressing populations of the western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis
    $14,000.00

  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (Kimberly A. Williams, Chad Miller)
    Understanding and abating intumescence development in Cuphea spp.
    $7,000.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Barbara Shew)
    Effects of cultivar, soil moisture, and fungicide applications on the infection dynamics of Pythium aphanidermatum and the development of Pythium root rot in poinsettia
    $10,000.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Brian E. Whipker)
    Expanding leaf tissue nutritional standards for bedding plants
    $12,264.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
    (Brian Whipker, Matt Bertone, Steve Frank)
    Creating an interactive insect lifecycle photographs and guide
    $8,170.00

  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY
    (Roberto Lopez, Garrett Owen), (Brian Whipker, NC State University),
    (Chris Currey, Iowa State University), (Raymond Cloyd, KS University)
    E-GRO Instructional Videos
    $9,000.00

  • STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (Jared Barnes)
    Herbaceous perennial species trial garden at Stephen F. Austin State University
    $11,841.85

  • UNITED STATES DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)
    (Kathryn Kamo, Paulo Vieira)
    Modeling of neuropeptides for nematode resistance in lilies
    $5,000.00

  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (Thomas A. Colquhoun)
    Illuminating Lilium floral fragrance
    $12,000.00

  • UNIVERSTIY OF GEORGIA (Marc van Iersel)
    Increasing the efficiency of LED lighting through biofeedback and real-time control
    $10,000.00

  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (Veronica Di Stilio)
    Induction of double flowers by transposon mutagenesis in Thalictrum
    $5,000.00


New York Florists’ Club Grants

  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (Francesca P. Hand, Michelle L. Jones)
    Evaluating the use of beneficial microorganisms to suppress root rot pathogens and increase drought tolerance in bedding plant plugs
    $8,000.00

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY (Maria del Mar Jimenez Gasco)
    Use of ethyl pyruvate for soil disinfestation: A novel approach for controlling soilborne plant pathogens of ornamental crops
    $15,500.00

  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY (Roberto Lopez, Garrett Owen)
    Optimizing herbaceous perennial cutting callusing and rooting with DLI, nutrition, rooting hormones and medium temperatures
    $12,000.00

TOTAL.......... $149,775.85

Total Research Grants 1961-2015.......... $6,525,641.75

 

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