Horticultural Research Institute offers research grants
The Horticultural Research Institute (HRI) is accepting research applications for its competitive research grants program for fiscal 2013. HRI strives to fund research that benefits green industry related issues. HRI-supported projects focus on significant problems, regulatory issues or emerging opportunities in the nursery and landscape industry. Such projects encourage environmentally responsible management practices, increase nursery crop producers' business or financial expertise, and expand the market for plant material. HRI seeks to support research that has definable outcomes and represents a return on investment for the green industry. HRI strongly encourages collaborative research efforts and challenges scientists to focus research on attainable outcomes that show a return on investment for the green industry. For more information, click here. All applications must be submitted online by May 15, 2012.