Research

UConn Researchers Seek Input from Hydroponic Growers

Graduate researchers at the University of Connecticut are currently studying root rot in crops produced in hydroponic systems. As part of her research project, graduate student Cora McGehee would like to understand commercial growers’ issues... more »

HRI to Award More Than $25k in Scholarships in 2022-23

The Horticultural Research Institute plans to award over $25,000 in scholarships for the 2022-2023 school year. These scholarships are made possible by nine endowed funds that aid students seeking a career in horticulture. HRI and... more »

HRI Announces Funded Research Projects for ’22

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the foundation of AmericanHort, has announced the portfolio of research projects receiving 2022 funding. Projects reflect HRI’s research priority areas of quantifying plant benefits, creating innovative solutions, gathering consumer insights,... more »

Urban Gardening Virtual Field Day to Take Place Next Month

Researchers at the University of Florida will host Research Urban Gardening (RUG) 2022 Virtual Field Day, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022 from 1 to 3 p.m. EST During the virtual field day, hosted by University of... more »

Bonnie Plants Foundation Gift to Create Children’s Garden at Auburn University

The Bonnie Plants Foundation is demonstrating its commitment to agricultural education through a multi-year donation to establish a new two-acre Children's Garden and Pollinator Garden within Auburn University's 16-acre Transformation Garden project. The $1.2 million... more »

Floral Marketing Fund Releases Consumer Houseplant Purchasing Study

The Floral Marketing Fund (FMF), along with co-sponsors Altman Plants, Costa Farms, Green Circle Growers, Hortica and Metrolina Greenhouses, have released the results of a consumer preferences study about houseplants conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic. The results address trends in houseplant purchasing,... more »

Duets: Research in the Exciting Sector of Controlled Environment Agriculture

Today’s guest is Jonathan Karall. Jonathan received his bachelor’s degree in plant sciences from the California State Polytechnic University of Pomona in 2014 with a focus in agronomic principles and practices for field-crop production. During... more »

Insidious Flower Bug

Question: Could you please provide information on the predatory bug, insidious flower bug? Answer: Insidious flower bug, Orius insidiosus, adults are black, 2 to 5 mm long, and flattened with distinctively patterned black and white... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.
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