2020 Research Grants

  • $10,000.00      Michigan State University (R. Lopez) – Quantifying the Influence of Substrate and Water Temperature on Caladium Production

  • $9,000.00        Michigan State University (R. Lopez) – Developing Propagation and Production Protocols for Potted Culinary Herbs                       


  • $8,000.00        University of Florida (D. Clark) – Collegiate Plant Initiative: Connecting College Students to Horticulture


  • $10,000.00      University of Central Florida (C. Mason) – Toward Breeding a More Fragrant Sunflower: Mapping the Genetic Architecture of Floral Fragrance in Cultivated Helianthus annuus


  • $10,000.00      Longwood Gardens, American Society for Horticultural Science also North Carolina State University, and the Seed Your Future movement collaboration (J. Dole, S. Yoder) – Seed Your Future: Promoting Horticulture and Careers Working with Plants.

  • $13,000.00      Kansas State University (R. Cloyd) – Integrating the Insidious Flower Bug, Orius insidiosus, with an Insecticide to Suppress Western Flower thrips, Frankiniella occidentalis, Populations in Greenhouses 

  • $5,095.00        North Carolina State University (B. Whipker, B. Krug) – Fertilizer Mixing Calculator (FertCalc) Upgrade

  • $14,000.00      University of California, Berkeley (M. Wildermuth) – Targeting Powdery Mildew Genes That Act in Plant Colonization to Limit Powdery Mildew Disease    

  • $10,000.00      The Ohio State University (M. Jones) – Using Beneficial Bacteria to Improve Post-Production Stress Tolerance and Shelf Life

  • $12,000.00       University of California, Davis (J. Del Castillo Múnera) – Characterizing the Emergent Pathogen Sclerotinia minor in Ornamental Crops in California and Evaluating an Integrated Approach for Disease Management

  • $10,000.00      University of Georgia (M. van Iersel) – Fluorescence Imaging: a Low-Cost Method for Early Stress Detection 

  • $10,345.00      Cornell University (M. Bridgen) – Developing In Vitro Techniques to Enhance Breeding of Ornamental Plants    


New York Florists’ Club Grants

  • $10,345.00      Cornell University (M. Bridgen) – Developing In Vitro Techniques to Enhance Breeding of Ornamental Plants  

  • $10,000.00      University of Wisconsin-River Falls (D. Zlesak) – Sponsorship of the New Edition of the Compendium of Rose Diseases and Pests

2020 Total.......... $131,440.00  


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