Home ASHS is a cornerstone of research and education in horticulture and an agent for active promotion of horticultural science http://aaa.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:52:00 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb National Horticultural Initiative for the United States http://aaa.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 http://aaa.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 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.

sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:47:21 +0000
New Year, New Event at Annual Conference: Early Career Faculty Leadership Symposium http://aaa.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 http://aaa.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 ASHS President Mary Hockenberry Meyer outlines a new symposium and contest geared toward new faculty and professionals  . . .

sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:02:07 +0000
Publications Support and Sustain Our Society http://aaa.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 http://aaa.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 In her latest Reflections Column, ASHS President Mary Hockenberry Meyer shares some statistics about ASHS Publications.

sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:29:15 +0000
Horticulture Career Survey: What You Said http://aaa.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 http://aaa.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 ASHS President Mary Meyer shares the results of a recent survey about horticulture careers.

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 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.

sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Tue, 01 Oct 2013 15:37:24 +0000
Students are Our Future: Horticulture Matters http://aaa.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 http://aaa.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


ASHS President Mary Meyer shares her first "Reflections" column.


sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Tue, 03 Sep 2013 13:43:06 +0000
2013 Undergraduate Student Poster Competition Winners http://aaa.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1304:2013-undergraduate-student-poster-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 http://aaa.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1304:2013-undergraduate-student-poster-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 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.

1st Place: Kamilla Korsvold, North Carolina State University
Phylloquinone (Vitamin K) Variation QTL Identification, and the Correlation with Carotenoids in Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica) (Poster # 194)

2nd Place: Luke K. Milliron, California State University, Chico
Stem-water Potential Reading Variability in Olive (Olea europaea) (Poster #196)

3rd Place: Ian Bottone, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Persistence of Urea in a Coastal Plain Soil: An Incubation Study (Poster #197)

Honorable Mention: Shreyas Kommein, A&M Consolidated High School/Texas A&M University
Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Marrs Sweet Oranges (Poster #198)

sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:28:46 +0000
2013 ASHS Growth Chambers and Controlled Environments Oral Competition Winners http://aaa.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 http://aaa.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 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.

sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:41:15 +0000
2013 ASHS Undergraduate Student Oral Competition Winners http://aaa.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1302:2013-ashs-undergraduate-student-oral-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 http://aaa.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1302:2013-ashs-undergraduate-student-oral-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 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.

1st Place: Adam Ingrao, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Drought Stress Tolerance Induced in Ornamental Plants Through Foliar Application of Synthetic Abscisic Acid (s-ABA)

2nd Place: Amber Cook, Xavier University, New Orleans
Elicitation of Physiological Stress and Kaempferol Accumulation in Soybean by Sugar Treatment

3rd Place: Michael Dzakovich, Purdue University
A Semiyearly Study on the Effect of Light Quality on Flavor of Greenhouse-grown Tomatoes: LED versus HPS

sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:39:02 +0000
Scholars Ignite! http://aaa.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1301:scholars-ignite&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 http://aaa.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1301:scholars-ignite&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131

ASHS hosted the first annual Scholars Ignite! 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

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.

sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:33:42 +0000
2013 ASHS Graduate Student Poster Competition Winners http://aaa.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1286:2013-ashs-graduate-student-poster-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 http://aaa.ashs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1286:2013-ashs-graduate-student-poster-competition-winners&catid=57:student-membership&Itemid=131 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.

First Place:

Kirk Laminack, Texas A&M University, College Station
Green Roofs: Water Recycling Effect on Water Quality and Soil Chemistry (Poster #030)

Second Place:

Peng Jiang, University of Georgia, Athens
Induction of Variation in the Petunia Mlo Gene for Resistance to Powdery Mildew (Poster #015)

Third Place:

Rachel A. Kreis, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA
Buffering Capacity of Substrates with Varying Amounts of Compost and Limestone
(Poster #266)

sdemar@ashs.org (Sylvia DeMar) frontpage Thu, 08 Aug 2013 20:50:34 +0000