Saratoga Horticultural Research Endowment
University of California
Saratoga Horticultural Research Endowment

Reports on Funded Projects

July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019

Principal Investigator Institution Project Title Funds Requested Funds Awarded
Brian Kemble The Ruth Bancroft Garden

Aloe Hybrid Breeding Project for California and Tissue Culture Production of Selected Plants for Sale

Ruth Bancroft Garden Grant Progress Report

$25,000 $4,417

July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018

Principal Investigator

Institution

Project Title

Funds Requested

Funds Awarded

Karrie Reid

Michael V. Schwartz

David W. Fujino

UCCE San Joaquin Co., Naugatuck Community College, CA Center for Urban Horticulture



Evaluating new landscape rose introductions for sustainability in California

Final_Report_Reid_Roses

$6,565

$6,565

 

Rachel Vannette

David W. Fujino

UC Davis Dept. of Entomology and Nematology, CA Center for Urban Horticulture

Evaluating Epilobium (Zauschneria) canum cultivars for floral traits and attraction of beneficials

  SHRE Grant Final Report-Vannette Fujino

Extended until December 2018.

$19,890

$19,890

Neal M. Williams

Kimiora L. Ward

Ellen Zagory

UC Davis Dept. of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden

Development of drought-tolerant California native plant materials for predators, parasitoids and pollinators

Progress Report Williams

Extended until December 2018.

$25,000

$25,000

 

 

July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017

Principal Investigator

Institution

Project Title

Funds Requested

Funds Awarded

Joseph M.DiTomaso

UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences

Increasing the potential regional invasive predictability of the Plant Risk Evaluation (PRE) tool for ornamentals in California by incorporating climatic matching data
DiTomaso Progress Report

(final report not submitted)

$12,000

$12,000

Karrie Reid

David W. Fujino

Loren R. Oki

Jared Sisneroz

UCCE San Joaquin Co., UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences, CA Center for Urban Horticulture

Developing irrigation Guidelines for the Establishment of CA Native Plants - Year 2

Final Report Reid Year 2

$13,100

$13,100

Carol Moholt

Pacific Horticulture Society

Planting the New CA Garden
Final Report Pacific Horticulture

$9,525

$9,525

 

 

July 1, 2015 - June 30-2016

Principal Investigator Institution Project Title Funds Requested Funds Awarded
Karrie Reid, Loren Oki, David Fujino, UCCE San Joaquin Co., UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences, CA Center for Urban Horticulture

Ornamental plant trials for the new California garden: Evaluating new landscape plants for sustainable characteristics on reduced water project

FINAL REPORT Reid

Extended until October 2016.

$25,000  $12,500
James Henrich Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden

Development of a Watering Regimen for Quercus engelmannii (Engelmann oak) Using Edaphic Factors

FINAL REPORT Henrich

$16,265  $8,300
Ernesto Sandoval UC Davis Botanical Conservatory Aloe Cultivation Evaluation, Testing of Propagation Techniques, Education and Distribution of This Extremely Low Water Adapted Group for Drought Stricken California. Project extended to October 2016. FINAL REPORT Sandoval
$19,199 $19,199

 

July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

Principal Investigator(s) Institution Project Title Funds Requested Funds Awarded
Karrie Reid, Loren Oki, Dave Fujino UCCE San Joaquin Co., UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences, CA Center for Urban Horticulture

Ornamental plant trials for the new California garden: Evaluating new landscape plants for sustainable characteristics on reduced water and across climate zones

FINAL REPORT Ornamentals Reid

$25,000  $25,000 
James A. Bethke Nurseries and Floriculture Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension, San Diego County 

Plant Flammability Testing, Fire-Resistant Plant Lists and Relevance of a Plant Flammability Key for Ornamental Landscape Plants in the Western States

FINAL REPORT Bethke

California Fire-Resistant Plant Lists Database

 

$8,857   $8,857 
Karrie Reid, Loren Oki  UCCE San Joaquin Co., UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences

Developing Irrigation Guidelines for the Establishment of California Native Plants in the Landscape

Final Report Reid Year 1

Extension granted to June 2016.

$7,365  $7,365 

 

March 1, 2012 - February 28, 2013

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Principal Investigator(s) Institution Project Title Funds Requested Funds Awarded
Chris Carmichael UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley Propagating Xerophytic Ferns as Potential Landscape Plants for California- no final report submitted.  $12,273  $12,273
Giles Waines, Stephen Morgan UC Riverside Botanic Gardens  David Verity Monkeyflower (Mimulus) Hybrid Germplasm Conservation And Selection - no final report submitted.  $15,000  $9,000
Karrie Reid, Loren Oki, Dave Fujino, Ellen Zagory  UCCE San Joaquin Co., UC Davis Dept. of Plant Sciences, CA Center for Urban Horticulture, UC Davis Arboretum  Continued evaluations of the water use and climate zone tolerance of landscape ornamentals for sustainable California gardens $15,000   $15,000

 

March 1, 2011 - February 29, 2012

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Principal Investigator(s)

Institution

Project Title

Funds
Requested

Funds
Awarded

Matt Ritter

Cal Poly SLO

Propagation, Distribution, and Evaluation of Salt-tolerance in Shrubby Eucalypts for California

$15,000

$4,500

Ellen Zagory, Bethany Gale

UCD Arboretum

Stock Block Management for Arboretum All-Stars Plants: Assessing Propagule Production Capacity

$15,000

$9,000

Bart O’Brien, Susan Jett

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Edit and Publish Percy Everett’s A Summary of the Culture of California Plants at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1950-1976

$13,400

$9,000

Brett Hall, Stephen McCabe

UCSC Arboretum

Propagation and Promotion of California Native Plant Cultivars Originating from the University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum (no final report submitted)

$15,000

$4,500

Karrie Reid, Loren Oki, David Fujino, Ellen Zagory

UCCE, CCUH, UCD Arboretum

Expanding evaluations of the water use and climate zone tolerance of landscape ornamentals for sustainable California gardens

$15,000

$14,000

 

October 1, 2009 - September 30, 2010

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Principal Investigator(s)

Institution

Project Title

Funds
Requested

Funds
Awarded

Giles Waines and Stephen Morgan

UC Riverside Botanic Gardens

Bloom Period, Landscape Characteristics and Drought Tolerance of Autumn Sage Species, Cultivars and New Selections (no final report submitted)

$14,042

$14,042

Ellen Zagory and Bethany Gale

UC Davis Arboretum

Propagation, Testing and Distribution of Superior Clones of Water-Wise Ornamental Plants for California Landscapes (no final report submitted)

$14,000

$14,000

Loren Oki, Dave Fujino, Karrie Reid and Ellen Zagory

UC Davis, CCUH, UC Davis Arboretum

Evaluating the Water Usage and Climate Zone Tolerances of Potential UC Davis Arboretum All-Stars Plant Introductions for Shade - Year 2

$15,000

$15,000

 

October 1, 2008 - September 30, 2009

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Principal Investigator(s)

Institution

Project Title

Funds Requested

Funds Awarded

Stephen McCabe, Helen Englesberg, Daniel Harder and Rick Flores

UC Santa Cruz Arboretum

Collection Security for Rare Cultivars and Succulent Plant Introductions

$15,000

$10,000

Bart O'Brien and Susan Jett

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

New Evergreen Shrubs for California Landscapes and Gardens: Five Selections of XChiranthofremontia lenzii - Documentation, Propagation, Distribution, and Evaluation

$12,567.45

$12,567.45

Loren Oki, Dave Fujino, Karrie Reid and Ellen Zagory

UC Davis, CCUH, UC Davis Arboretum

Evaluating the Water Usage and Climate Zone Tolerances of Potential UC Davis Arboretum All-Stars Plant Introductions for Shade

$15,000

$15,000

Ellen Zagory and Dave Fujino

UC Davis Arboretum, CCUH

Propagation and Commercial Introduction of ARBORETUM ALL-STARS: Recommended Plants for Interior California Landscapes

$15,000

$7500

 

 

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