2022 Research Grants

  • $9,732             Iowa State University (Christopher J. Currey) Determining the effect of photoperiod, light intensity, and stress on flowering and tuberization of modern begonia hybrids

  • $15,000           Kansas State University (Raymond A. Cloyd) –Management of western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis, populations in greenhouses by combining the biological control agents, the insidious flower bug, Orius insidiosus, and the rove beetle, Dalotia coriaria

  • $9,968           Louisiana State University Agricultural Center (Dr. Jeb Fields)  Exploring soilless substrate stratification to reduce production costs

  • $13,000           Michigan State University (Roberto G. Lopez)  Developing Production Protocols for quick cropping of containerized succulents

  • $14,000          North Carolina State University (Dr. Brian Whipker), North Carolina Dept. of Agriculture (Dr. Kristin Hicks),  The Ohio State University, (Dr. W. Garrett Owen)  Establishing comprehensive floriculture leaf tissue standards

  • $12,088           The Ohio State University (Michelle L. Jones) – Determining the influence of nutrient limitation on the root microbiome of Petunia × hybrid

  • $18,711           The Ohio State University (Francesca P. Hand) – Sustainable disease management practices for specialty cut flowers

  • $16,000           University of California, Berkeley (Dr. Mary C. Wildermuth) – Reducing powdery mildew disease and its impact on plant photosynthesis


New York Florists’ Club Grants

  • $16,144            Cornell University (Dr. Neil Mattson)  
    A chlorophyll fluorometer for greenhouse lighting research

  • $11,200           Cornell University  (Dr. William B. Miller)
    Is Gerbera susceptible to chilling injury?

2022 Total.......... $135,843.00


Total Research Grants 1961-2022



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