CSSF Project Listings: 2014
Plant Biology

Senior Division

Viviana Ayala, Grade 9
The Effect of Aspirin on Plants
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: King-Drew Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Kaylee M. Burdick, Grade 11
Caylie S. Denham, Grade 11
The Effects of Increasing CO(2) Levels on Plant Growth
Advisor: Mr. Justin Betzelberger
School: Village Christian School, Sun Valley, Los Angeles County
S1903 — Third Place
Ray C. Huang, Grade 10
The Recipe for More Food: Increasing the Geographic Range of C3 Plants
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Garabedian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Anika A. Jain, Grade 9
Anuva Mittal, Grade 9
The Effects of Thyroxine and Insulin on the Growth of Brassica rapa
Advisor: Dr. Gary Blickenstaff
School: Harker (The) School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Maya Jayanth, Grade 9
Resya C. Sastry, Grade 9
Let's Save Water: Maximizing Crop Yield with 50% Less Water through Precision Irrigation Monitoring
Advisor: Dr. Malikarjuna Aradhya
School: Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, Sacramento County, Oak Ridge High School, El Dorado Hills, El Dorado County
Rachit Kataria, Grade 11
A Novel Approach to the Maximization of CO(2) Intake through I-3-AA, Kinetin Chemical Enhancement, and Mycorrhizal Fungi
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1907 — Fourth Place
Madison P. Meredith, Grade 11
The Effect of Microorganism Additives on Nitrogen Efficiency Related to Plant Growth
Advisor: Ms. Jacqueline Meredith
School: Monache High School, Porterville, Tulare County
Chau Nguyen, Grade 12
Do Non-Green Plants Still Contain Chlorophyll?
Advisor: Mrs. Courtney Bakan
School: Bethel Baptist School, Santa Ana, Orange County
Danielle S. Ortiz, Grade 11
Advisor: Mrs. Andrea Biggs
School: Patriot High School, Jurupa Valley, Riverside County
S1910 — Second Place
Dale J. Risk, III, Grade 10
Water Sources and the Growth of Lolium multiflorum (Annual Ryegrass) Year 3
Advisor: Dr. Robert Carey
School: Shadow Hills High School, Indio, Riverside County
S1911 — First Place
Kapil Sinha, Grade 10
Molecular Characterization of Wild Beet in the Imperial Valley's Commercial Sugar Beet Fields
Advisor: Dr. Kelley Richardson
School: Salinas High School, Salinas, Monterey County
Christy E. Warden, Grade 11
Fishing for Efficiency: A Study of Symbiotic Relationships
Advisor: Mr. William Schlegel
School: Upland High School, Upland, San Bernardino County
Augustine G. Chemparathy, Grade 11
Developing Screening Conditions to Identify Fatty Acid Export Mutants in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
Advisor: Dr. Xiaobo Li
School: Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon, Contra Costa County
S1998 — Honorable Mention
Saumya R. Keremane, Grade 11
An Eco-friendly RNA Interference-based Insect Control for Management of Citrus Greening Disease Using a Model System
Advisor: Dr. Richard Lee
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
Virginia F. Hsiao, Grade 10
WiFi? Evaluating the Effects of Human Radiofrequency Waves on Raphanus sativus Seeds
Advisor: Ms. Katherine Ward
School: Aragon High School, San Mateo, San Mateo County

Listings of All Projects and All Students


California State Science Fair / 2014 Project Listings / CalifSF@usc.edu