American Hemerocallis Society Student Research Grant
American Hemerocallis Society
Grant amount: US $5,000
Next anticipated deadline: Sep 1, 2018
Later anticipated deadlines: Apr 1, 2019
Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student Faculty
Funding uses: Research
Location of project: Anywhere in the world
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The American Hemerocallis Society (AHS) is pleased to solicit applications for an AHS Student Research Grant from graduate or undergraduate students or faculty/staff using daylilies (plant genus Hemerocallis) as experimental organisms in original research project.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- All aspects of scientific research on Hemerocallis will be considered.
- Fundamental areas of investigation are encouraged; examples are:
- Banded chromosome preparations
- Gene mapping
- Fine structural studies of vegetative or reproductive parts
- Microscopic analysis of the ontogeny of flower scapes in the crown
- Effect of various hormones on plant growth and formation of proliferations on scapes
- Likewise, practical areas of study are encouraged, such as:
- Hardiness of various cultivars in different climatic zones
- Use of microtubule degradants (e.g., trifluralin, oryzalin, amiprophosmethyl) to produce polyploids
- Seed dormancy factors
- Pests and diseases (e.g., crown rot, spring sickness, bulb mites, gall midge, daylily rust).
- Student research will be given priority but all proposals will be given serious consideration.
- The American Hemerocallis Society (AHS) does not cover indirect costs for research grant proposals.
- It is our intention that all money granted should go directly to the specific research project funded.
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