Matt Fertakos awarded Undergraduate Research Prize

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
August 7, 2019

Flowering time in Viburnum

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
June 7, 2019

Precocious flowering and vascular function

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
February 11, 2019

Precocious flowering and vascular function

Jessica Savage

As a Putnam Fellow, Jessica Savage focused on how the vascular system influences the timing of flowering in trees. Published in American Journal of Botany, her research shows that trees that flower before they leaf out invest more resources for flower development the previous year rather than in the spring before the vascular system is fully functional. Abstract»

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Experimental design recommendations

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
February 1, 2019

Tall trees and sugar transport

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
December 8, 2017

Arnold Arboretum Announces 2017 Fellowships and Awards Recipients

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 31, 2017

Arnold Arboretum Announces 2017 Fellowships and Awards Recipients

Each year, the Arnold Arboretum selects a number of exciting independent research projects to support through its diverse array of endowed fellowship and award funds. The 2017 Fellows and Awardees are students, post-doctoral researchers, and biological and horticultural science professionals whose studies will utilize Arboretum plants, records, herbaria, library collections, or expertise.

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A Thirst for Knowledge

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 25, 2017

A Thirst for Knowledge

Summer 2016 represented another record-breaking year for global temperatures, and the Northeast experienced one of the most severe droughts in memory. We know that the ability of plants to store water in their tissues can serve as a buffer against drought and its detrimental effects, yet how they do so is not well understood. As […]

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2016 Putnam Fellow announced

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
July 14, 2016

2016 Putnam Fellow announced

Kasia Zieminska

Kasia Zieminska was awarded an Arnold Arboretum Putnam Fellowship. Kasia received her PhD in 2014 from Macquarie University in Sydney Australia where she worked with Mark Westoby and Ian Wright. At the Arboretum, Kasia will be studying the relationship between diversity in anatomical structure and water storage mechanisms and how this relationship influences plant biodiversity and ecological strategies. She will be focusing on ~25 diverse species in the Arboretum. Congratulations Kasia!

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Fungi colonization of nonnative plants

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
June 3, 2016

Fungi colonization of nonnative plants

Stacey Leicht-Young (2013 Putnam Fellow), Rosanne Healy (2013 Sargent Award recipient) and Peter Del Tredici (Senior Scientist Emeritus) collaborated on a project to examine the associations of nonnative plants with the native fungal community in the field. They found that Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. or Oriental bittersweet is colonized by native endomycorrhizal fungi, potentially aiding the ability of oriental bittersweet to move into new landscapes. abstract »

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Chase Mason accepts faculty position

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 27, 2016