2016 Research Grants

 
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY (Currey)
    Controlling growth of containerized herb bedding plants using cultural practices
    $8,000.00

  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (Cloyd)
    Integrating the entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana, and the rove beetle, Dalotia coriaria, in suppressing populations of the western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis
    $15,000.00

  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (Williams, Miller)
    Understanding and abating intumescence development in Angelonia and Solanum spp.
    $8,000.00

  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY (Lopez, Owen, Hurt)
    Optimizing herbaceous perennial cutting callusing and rooting with DLI, light quality, and medium temperatures.
    $9,000.00

  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (Broderick)
    Mitigating losses and identifying new sources of resistance for charcoal rot on interspecific New Guinea Impatiens.
    $10,000.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Whipker, Henry)
    Determining the physiological basis of late season phosphorus deficiency symptoms on the upper foliage of greenhouse crops.
    $10,000.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Shew)
    To study the effects of cultivar, soil moisture, and fungicide applications on the infection dynamics of Pythium aphanidermatum and the development of Pythium root rot in poinsettia.
    $7,150.00

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (Whipker, Frank, Bertone)
    For creating an interactive insect lifecycle photographic guide.
    $7,962.00

  • STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (Barnes)
    For the herbaceous species trials at Stephen F. Austin State University.
    $9,842.20

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


New York Florists’ Club Grants

  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY (Miller)
    To study Ethephon Substrate Drenches: Root absorption and translocation of Ethephon.
    $12,062.00

  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY (Bridgen)
    Breeding downy mildew resistant Impatiens.
    $10,000.00

  • THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (Hand)
    In vitro screening of perennial Phlox germplasm for susceptibility to Golovinomyces cichoracearum, the biotroph powdery mildew pathogen.
    $12,000.00

TOTAL.......... $131,016.20

Total Research Grants 1961-2016.......... $6,656,657.95

 

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