Research

AFE Research Receives Nearly $300,000 in Funding

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has approved more than $296,000 in floriculture/horticulture research project funding for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. "These projects will address and help... more »

Sakata, Indonesia Sign Development Agreement

Sakata Seed Corporation and the Indonesian government have formally agreed on the utilization of indigenous genetic resources for the further development of SunPatiens. This agreement is based on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). There are only... more »

Roberto Lopez Joins MSU Horticulture Department

Roberto Lopez has joined the faculty in the Department of Horticulture at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, Michigan as an assistant professor and controlled environment/floriculture Extension specialist. He will have a 45 percent research, 30... more »

New Initiative Aims to Increase Horticulture Awareness

Longwood Gardens and the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) announced the launch of the Seed Your Future initiative. The initiative is a multi-year effort to combat declining awareness of horticulture among U.S. audiences and promote... more »

Extension Research and Education Helps Growers Battle Invasives

For those who are unfamiliar with my work, I am the nursery and floriculture advisor for San Diego and Riverside counties in southern California. My duties include conducting extension research and education programs with emphasis... more »

Environmental Horticulture Research at UC Davis

Editor's Note: This is the fifth article in a series on research and education programs being performed at the University of California. The Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis was formed in 2005 by... more »

Optimizing Fertilizer Management in Container Production

At the University of California (UC), Riverside, research is being conducted to evaluate water and nutrient requirements of ornamental and floriculture crops as influenced by plant type, fertilizer type, substrate components, irrigation methods and modifications... more »

Research on the Central Coast of California

The past 15 years have been dominated in the horticultural headlines by two invasive pest problems in the central coast of California and other areas — Phytophthora ramorum, the causal agent of Sudden Oak Death... more »

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