JARS v61n1 - Announcement of ARS Research Grants

Announcement of ARS Research Grants
Dr. Harold E. Sweetman, Chairman ARS Research Committee
Devon, Pennsylvania

Research Grants Awarded in 2006

1. Mechanisms for Winter Photoprotection in Rhododendron subsection Pontica: a physio-genetic analysis. Stephen Krebs, The Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, OH - $5,000.

2. Understanding the mechanism of cold hardening in Rhododendron. Functional analysis of a cold acclimation-responsive dehydrin gene/protein. Rajeev Arora, Iowa State University, Ames, IA - $5,000.

3. Mapping the distribution of Rhododendron arboreum ssp. nilagiricum (Zenker) Taag, using Ecological Niche Modeling and develop conservation plan. Amarnath Giriraj, Department of Ecology, French Institute of Pondicherry, Pondicherry, India - $5,000.