ARS Research Grants Awarded in 1999
Dr. Benjamin D. Hall, Chairman, Research Committee
The ARS Research Foundation awarded four grants in 1999. They are as follows:
1. Laura L. S. Burchfield, $2,990, "Soil Modifications to Enhance Rhododendron Establishment in Disturbed Urban Sites."
2. Henry R. Helm, $3,000, "Western North American Rhododendron Species Project."
3. Carole H. Saravitz, et. al., $2,500, "Physiological Factors Controlling Root Growth of Rhododendron catawbiense Michx."
4. Parker Lewis Little, $1,500, "An Exploration and Study of White Rock Mountain, West Virginia, for Unusual Forms of Rhododendron Species."