Home ASHS is a cornerstone of research and education in horticulture and an agent for active promotion of horticultural science http://ww.ashs.org/index.php 2018-04-25T22:43:08Z Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management National Horticultural Initiative for the United States 2014-01-28T18:47:21Z 2014-01-28T18:47:21Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1355:national-horticultural-initiative-for-the-united-states&catid=131:mary-hockenberry-meyer-201314&Itemid=96 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <p>Last fall, many of you completed a brief survey about careers in horticulture and suggested how we could improve the perception and promotion of horticultural careers. Using your feedback, ASHS, along with Longwood Gardens, National Junior Horticultural Association, American Public Gardens Association, American Horticultural Society, and AmericanHort started a national study of horticulture.</p> <p>Last fall, many of you completed a brief survey about careers in horticulture and suggested how we could improve the perception and promotion of horticultural careers. Using your feedback, ASHS, along with Longwood Gardens, National Junior Horticultural Association, American Public Gardens Association, American Horticultural Society, and AmericanHort started a national study of horticulture.</p> New Year, New Event at Annual Conference: Early Career Faculty Leadership Symposium 2013-12-26T15:02:07Z 2013-12-26T15:02:07Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1342:new-year-new-event-at-annual-conference-early-career-faculty-leadership-symposium&catid=131:mary-hockenberry-meyer-201314&Itemid=96 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <p>ASHS President Mary Hockenberry Meyer outlines a new symposium and contest geared toward new faculty and professionals  . . .</p> <p>ASHS President Mary Hockenberry Meyer outlines a new symposium and contest geared toward new faculty and professionals  . . .</p> Publications Support and Sustain Our Society 2013-12-02T15:29:15Z 2013-12-02T15:29:15Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1336:publications-support-and-sustain-our-society&catid=131:mary-hockenberry-meyer-201314&Itemid=96 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <p>In her latest <em>Reflections</em> Column, ASHS President Mary Hockenberry Meyer shares some statistics about ASHS Publications.</p> <p>In her latest <em>Reflections</em> Column, ASHS President Mary Hockenberry Meyer shares some statistics about ASHS Publications.</p> Horticulture Career Survey: What You Said 2013-10-01T15:37:24Z 2013-10-01T15:37:24Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1315:horticulture-career-survey-what-you-said&catid=131:mary-hockenberry-meyer-201314&Itemid=96 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <p><em>ASHS President Mary Meyer shares the results of a recent survey about horticulture careers.</em></p> <p>Thanks to all of you who responded to the brief online survey sent to ASHS members recently.  The survey garnered 641 responses; approximately a 30% response rate from our membership. See the tables<a href="http://ww.ashs.org/#surveyTables"> </a>for results. It was great to see 104 responses from graduate students, 81 from undergraduates, and 95 from industry. I am reading all of your responses and preparing a summary that will define our ASHS Horticulture Careers initiative.</p> <p><em>ASHS President Mary Meyer shares the results of a recent survey about horticulture careers.</em></p> <p>Thanks to all of you who responded to the brief online survey sent to ASHS members recently.  The survey garnered 641 responses; approximately a 30% response rate from our membership. See the tables<a href="http://ww.ashs.org/#surveyTables"> </a>for results. It was great to see 104 responses from graduate students, 81 from undergraduates, and 95 from industry. I am reading all of your responses and preparing a summary that will define our ASHS Horticulture Careers initiative.</p> Students are Our Future: Horticulture Matters 2013-09-03T13:43:06Z 2013-09-03T13:43:06Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1306:students-are-our-future-horticulture-matters&catid=131:mary-hockenberry-meyer-201314&Itemid=96 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <p><img src="http://ww.ashs.org/elections/photos/meyer.thumb.jpg" border="0" width="47" height="71" style="float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" /></p> <p> </p> <p>ASHS President Mary Meyer shares her first "Reflections" column.</p> <p> </p> <p><img src="http://ww.ashs.org/elections/photos/meyer.thumb.jpg" border="0" width="47" height="71" style="float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" /></p> <p> </p> <p>ASHS President Mary Meyer shares her first "Reflections" column.</p> <p> </p> 2013 Undergraduate Student Poster Competition Winners 2013-08-26T20:28:46Z 2013-08-26T20:28:46Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1304:2013-undergraduate-student-poster-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <p>ASHS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 ASHS Undergraduate Student Poster Competition, which was held during the Society's Annual Conference in Palm Desert, California.<br /><br /><strong>1st Place: Kamilla Korsvold,</strong> North Carolina State University<br />Phylloquinone (Vitamin K) Variation QTL Identification, and the Correlation with Carotenoids in Broccoli (<em>Brassica oleracea</em> var. <em>italica</em>) (Poster # 194)</p> <p><strong>2nd Place: Luke K. Milliron,</strong> California State University, Chico<br />Stem-water Potential Reading Variability in Olive (<em>Olea europaea</em>) (Poster #196)<br /><br /><strong>3rd Place: Ian Bottone,</strong> University of Maryland Eastern Shore<br />Persistence of Urea in a Coastal Plain Soil: An Incubation Study (Poster #197)<br /><br /><strong>Honorable Mention: </strong><strong>Shreyas Kommein,</strong> A&amp;M Consolidated High School/Texas A&amp;M University<br />Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Marrs Sweet Oranges<strong> </strong>(Poster #198)</p> <p>ASHS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 ASHS Undergraduate Student Poster Competition, which was held during the Society's Annual Conference in Palm Desert, California.<br /><br /><strong>1st Place: Kamilla Korsvold,</strong> North Carolina State University<br />Phylloquinone (Vitamin K) Variation QTL Identification, and the Correlation with Carotenoids in Broccoli (<em>Brassica oleracea</em> var. <em>italica</em>) (Poster # 194)</p> <p><strong>2nd Place: Luke K. Milliron,</strong> California State University, Chico<br />Stem-water Potential Reading Variability in Olive (<em>Olea europaea</em>) (Poster #196)<br /><br /><strong>3rd Place: Ian Bottone,</strong> University of Maryland Eastern Shore<br />Persistence of Urea in a Coastal Plain Soil: An Incubation Study (Poster #197)<br /><br /><strong>Honorable Mention: </strong><strong>Shreyas Kommein,</strong> A&amp;M Consolidated High School/Texas A&amp;M University<br />Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Marrs Sweet Oranges<strong> </strong>(Poster #198)</p> 2013 ASHS Growth Chambers and Controlled Environments Oral Competition Winners 2013-08-23T20:41:15Z 2013-08-23T20:41:15Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1303:2013-ashs-growth-chambers-and-controlled-environments-oral-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <p>The ASHS Growth Chambers and Controlled Environments Working Group (CEWG) is pleased to announce the winners of its first competition of the best student oral presentations related to controlled environment research at the ASHS Annual Conference.</p> <p>The ASHS Growth Chambers and Controlled Environments Working Group (CEWG) is pleased to announce the winners of its first competition of the best student oral presentations related to controlled environment research at the ASHS Annual Conference.</p> 2013 ASHS Undergraduate Student Oral Competition Winners 2013-08-23T20:39:02Z 2013-08-23T20:39:02Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1302:2013-ashs-undergraduate-student-oral-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <p>ASHS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 ASHS Undergraduate Student Oral Competition, which was held during the Society's Annual Conference in Palm Desert, California.</p> <p><strong>1st Place: Adam Ingrao, </strong>California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo<br /> Drought Stress Tolerance Induced in Ornamental Plants Through Foliar Application of Synthetic Abscisic Acid (s-ABA)</p> <p><strong>2nd Place: Amber Cook,</strong> Xavier University, New Orleans<br /> Elicitation of Physiological Stress and Kaempferol Accumulation in Soybean by Sugar Treatment</p> <p><strong>3rd Place: Michael Dzakovich,</strong> Purdue University<br /> A Semiyearly Study on the Effect of Light Quality on Flavor of Greenhouse-grown Tomatoes: LED versus HPS</p> <ul> </ul> <p>ASHS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 ASHS Undergraduate Student Oral Competition, which was held during the Society's Annual Conference in Palm Desert, California.</p> <p><strong>1st Place: Adam Ingrao, </strong>California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo<br /> Drought Stress Tolerance Induced in Ornamental Plants Through Foliar Application of Synthetic Abscisic Acid (s-ABA)</p> <p><strong>2nd Place: Amber Cook,</strong> Xavier University, New Orleans<br /> Elicitation of Physiological Stress and Kaempferol Accumulation in Soybean by Sugar Treatment</p> <p><strong>3rd Place: Michael Dzakovich,</strong> Purdue University<br /> A Semiyearly Study on the Effect of Light Quality on Flavor of Greenhouse-grown Tomatoes: LED versus HPS</p> <ul> </ul> Scholars Ignite! 2013-08-23T20:33:42Z 2013-08-23T20:33:42Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1301:scholars-ignite&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <h3><img src="http://ww.ashs.org/images/2013/2013scholars_ignite" border="0" width="191" height="126" style="float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" /></h3> <p>ASHS hosted the first annual <strong>Scholars Ignite!</strong> competition for graduate students to share their discoveries and creations to a non-specialist audience. The competition took place during the 2013 ASHS Annual Conference in Palm Desert, CA</p> <p>ASHS Scholars Ignite! Anita Azarenko (far left) congratulates the winners of the competition. (l–r): Alison O’Connor, Amanda Bayer, Amanda Plante, and James Daley.</p> <h3><img src="http://ww.ashs.org/images/2013/2013scholars_ignite" border="0" width="191" height="126" style="float: left; margin-left: 5px; margin-right: 5px;" /></h3> <p>ASHS hosted the first annual <strong>Scholars Ignite!</strong> competition for graduate students to share their discoveries and creations to a non-specialist audience. The competition took place during the 2013 ASHS Annual Conference in Palm Desert, CA</p> <p>ASHS Scholars Ignite! Anita Azarenko (far left) congratulates the winners of the competition. (l–r): Alison O’Connor, Amanda Bayer, Amanda Plante, and James Daley.</p> 2013 ASHS Graduate Student Poster Competition Winners 2013-08-08T20:50:34Z 2013-08-08T20:50:34Z http://ww.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1286:2013-ashs-graduate-student-poster-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 Sylvia DeMar sdemar@ashs.org <p>ASHS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 ASHS Graduate Student Poster Competition, which was held during the Society's Annual Conference in Palm Desert, California.</p> <h3><strong>First Place:</strong></h3> <p style="text-align: left; padding-left: 30px;"><strong>Kirk Laminack,</strong> Texas A&amp;M University, College Station<br />Green Roofs: Water Recycling Effect on Water Quality and Soil Chemistry<strong> </strong>(Poster #030)</p> <h3><strong>Second Place:</strong></h3> <p style="text-align: left; padding-left: 30px;"><strong>Peng Jiang,</strong> University of Georgia, Athens<br />Induction of Variation in the Petunia <em>Mlo</em> Gene for Resistance to Powdery Mildew (Poster #015)</p> <h3><strong>Third Place:</strong></h3> <p style="text-align: left; padding-left: 30px;"><strong>Rachel A. Kreis,</strong> Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA<br />Buffering Capacity of Substrates with Varying Amounts of Compost and Limestone <br /> (Poster #266)</p> <p>ASHS is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 ASHS Graduate Student Poster Competition, which was held during the Society's Annual Conference in Palm Desert, California.</p> <h3><strong>First Place:</strong></h3> <p style="text-align: left; padding-left: 30px;"><strong>Kirk Laminack,</strong> Texas A&amp;M University, College Station<br />Green Roofs: Water Recycling Effect on Water Quality and Soil Chemistry<strong> </strong>(Poster #030)</p> <h3><strong>Second Place:</strong></h3> <p style="text-align: left; padding-left: 30px;"><strong>Peng Jiang,</strong> University of Georgia, Athens<br />Induction of Variation in the Petunia <em>Mlo</em> Gene for Resistance to Powdery Mildew (Poster #015)</p> <h3><strong>Third Place:</strong></h3> <p style="text-align: left; padding-left: 30px;"><strong>Rachel A. Kreis,</strong> Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA<br />Buffering Capacity of Substrates with Varying Amounts of Compost and Limestone <br /> (Poster #266)</p>