Title: Director, David G. Leach Research Station
Affiliation: The Holden Arboretum
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Site Address: 9500 Sperry Rd
Research Areas of Interest: genetics and molecular biology, horticultural sciences, pathology, plant breeding, plant physiology
My plant breeding work and associated research centers on adaptive traits that will improve the landscape performance of rhododendrons and azaleas. Resistance to Phytophthora root rot disease, and its modulation by environmental factors (temperature and moisture), is a current project focus.