Research

Advancements in Quat Chemistry

Quaternary ammonium compounds have a long and successful history in the horticulture industry. The most recent generation of quat chemistry includes the active ingredient didecyldimethylammonium chloride (DDAC). DDAC is offered as the commercial product KleenGrow... more »

UF, Green Point Research Launch Industrial Hemp Pilot Project

In a proactive effort to diversify Florida's commodity crops and advance the state's economy, Green Point Research (GPR) and the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) have established a collaborative relationship with  to... more »

Vineland Research Center Names New CEO

The board of directors at the Vineland Research and Innovation Center (Vineland)  has appointed Ian Potter as chief executive officer effective April 1, 2019.  Potter will also join the Vineland board of directors. “Having served... more »

AFE Creates New Research Application Process for 2019

The American Floral Endowment's Research Committee has announced a new research funding process and a revised application for 2019. The new application process allows for a single application form to be used. For many years, AFE’s... more »

Gloeckner Foundation Announces Grant Proposal Deadline

The Fred. C. Gloeckner Foundation has announced that April 1, 2019 is the deadline for submission of grant proposals for research and educational projects in floriculture and related fields such as plant pathology, plant breeding,  entomology... more »

HRI Announces 2019 Project Funding

The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI), the foundation of AmericanHort, has announced the portfolio of research projects to be funded in 2019. Projects range from innovations to crop production for both greenhouse and nursery segments, water... more »

Researchers Use Biometric Technology to Understand Consumer Habits

Designers have long been taught that the most important attributes of a design are its elements: line, color, texture, pattern, form, space, and size. Yet, these attributes have not been proven to be perfect indicators... more »

NICH Seeks Reviewers for Specialty Crop Research Proposals

The National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH) is looking for volunteers to be reviewers of Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) proposals. This is your opportunity to help influence how federal research dollars are spent on... 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.
Erica Hernandez
Emma Lookabaugh
Melissa Maguire
Cole Mangum
Oz Marshall
Meagan Nace
Tiffany Nohl
Chris Plane
Mike Prol