CSSF Category Awards: 2016
Plant Biology

Junior Division


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J1816 — First Place
Katrina G. Ordway, Grade 8 portrait
Effects of Quercus engelmannii on Native vs. Invasive Plant Species
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1809 — Second Place
Zinnia M. Hutchinson, Grade 8 portrait
How Much Sodium Chloride Can a Cabbage Plant Withstand? The Effects of Salt (NaCl) on Plant Life
Advisor: Ms. Sallie Corbin
School: Mission Hill Junior High School, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
J1813 — Third Place
Joseph M. LeBeau, Grade 8 portrait
Does Salt Water Exposure Affect Radish Seed Germination?
Advisor: Mr. Craig Jones
School: Washington Academic Middle School, Sanger, Fresno County
J1820 — Fourth Place
Rhitishah Yuva Raju, Grade 8 portrait
Plants, Photons, Phototropism: How Does Light and Color Affect Plant Growth?
Advisor: Mrs. Connie Samla
School: Churchill (Winston) Middle School, Carmichael, Sacramento County
J1804 — Honorable Mention
Karly C. Condon, Grade 7 portrait
Isabella M. LeSage, Grade 7 portrait
Testing Aquaponics and Hydroponics to Find the Most Effective Watering Method to Address California's Drought
Advisor: Ms. Tammy Levy
School: American Martyrs School, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles County
J1805 — Honorable Mention
Samantha T. Crane, Grade 7 portrait
Efficacy of Human Excrement and Other Fertilizers in Dead Soil: Creating Lasting Food Sources for Deep Space Exploration
Advisor: Mrs. Phyllis Carnahan
School: Sitting Bull Academy, Apple Valley, San Bernardino County
J1806 — Honorable Mention
Suchitra Dara, Grade 8 portrait
Improving Drought Tolerance with Beneficial Fungi
Advisor: Dr. Ashraf El-Kereamy
School: Warren (Earl) Junior High School, Bakersfield, Kern County

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