Eight years of research at the H1-University Avenue: What landscape professionals must know about care and maintenance of native Hawaiian plants

Talk presented at the 2015 Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii Green Industry Conference and Tradeshow, October 8, 2015 at the Neal Blaisdell Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii.


 

Vegetative propagation protocol for kamanomano (Cenchrus agrimonioides var. agrimonioides)

This how-to video was developed as a training aid for re-vegetation contractors of the Hawaii Department of Transportation.


 

Seed production and seed treatment protocols for pili grass (Heteropogon contortus)

This how-to video was developed as a training aid for re-vegetation contractors of the Hawaii Department of Transportation.


 

Optimizing Heteropogon contortus seed harvest timing through sequential harvesting of tillers

Talk presented at the 3rd National Native Seed Conference, April 13-16, 2015 at the El Dorado Hotel and Spa, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

 


 

This is a how-to video for installing weed cloth that can be used to alternately cover sides of a growing bed. This is a modified approach to "lights out". Recommended for weed control in vegetable plots and or nursery stock plants.


 

News clip about our research on developing native seed nurseries on Hawaii roadways. Originally aired on KITV 4 Honolulu on December 19, 2013.


 

PhD Dissertation Defense

Pili grass seed dormancy, smoke-stimulated germination and harvest timing

Presented and livestreamed via Google Hangouts on Air on November 15, 2013

Click here to see the recorded livestream version


 

Temperature and relative humidity affects Heteropogon contortus seed viability and after-ripening

Here's part of my research results on after-ripening in piligrass. This recorded talk was presented at the 2nd National Native Seed Conference, April 8-11, 2013 at the El Dorado Hotel and Spa in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

A similar talk won the TPSS Department PhD Oral Presentation at the 2013 CTAHR Research Symposium.

 

Native Hawaiian plants: Seed production and establishment

2012 CTAHR Entrepreneurial Competition Winning Entry (2nd place)

Together with my colleague, Scott Lukas, I produced a 3 minute video about our research on native Hawaiian plants and its potential use for Hawaii's agriculture and environment.

Master's Thesis Defense

Assessment of hydroplanting techniques and herbicide tolerance of two native Hawaiian groundcovers with roadside re-vegetation potential

Presented on March 31, 2009

Download a pdf of the thesis manuscript here.

News clip about our research with the Hawaii Department of Transportation. Originally aired on KHNL channel 8, Honolulu on September 2, 2009.

Click here to read the link to the story on the Hawaii News Now website.

 

Oral presentation at the Western Society of Weed Science, March 8-11, 2010, Waikoloa Beach Marriot, Waikoloa, Hawaii