Economic Botany Section Student Travel Award

Call for Award Applications (CLICK HERE): January 1 - April 30, 2020


Emma Frawley, St. Louis University, Advisor: Allison Miller, For the Presentation: Traditional Knowledge for Modern Agriculture: The Ethnobotany of Elymus Co-authors: Brooke Micke, Ciotir Claudia, Allison Miller

Ksenia Pereverzeva, Virgnia Tech, Advisor: Jordan Metzgar, For the Presenation: Comparing plant uses among coastal plain cultures in colonial Virginia. Co-author: Jordan Metzgar

No Economic Botany Section Student Travel Awards were awarded between 2016-2018

Elliot Gardner, Northwestern University / Chicago Botanic Garden - Advisor, Nyree Zerega - for the Botany 2015 presentation: "Basic research with practical applications: Phylogenomics and pollination biology in a genus of underutilized tree crops (Artocarpus, Moraceae)" Co-author: Nyree Zerega
Colin Khoury, Wageningen University - Advisor, Paul Struik - for the Botany 2015 presentation: "Increasing homogeneity in global food supplies, agricultural research funding, and recommendations for diversifying food systems"

Rachel Germain, University Of Toronto - Advisor, Dr. Benjamin Gilbert - for the Botany 2014 presentation: "Hidden responses to environmental variation: maternal effects reveal species niche dimensions" Co-author: Benjamin Gilbert
Jessica Peebles Spencer, Miami University - Advisor, Dr. David L. Gorchov - for the Botany 2014 presentation: "Effects of the Invasive Shrub, Lonicera maackii, and a Generalist Herbivore, White-tailed Deer, on Forest Floor Plant Community Composition" Co-author: David L. Gorchov

Taylor Nelson, Weber State university - Advisor, Dr. Sue Harley, for the paper “Survey for helenalin among Utah Asteraceae speciesSushil Paudyal, Old Dominion University - Advisor, Dr. Govind P. S. Ghimire, for the paper “Plants used in religious ceremonies by Tharu culture in Dang Valley (Nepal)