CSSF Category Awards: 2011
Plant Biology

Junior Division


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J1938 — First Place
Arianna M. Wood, Grade 8 portrait
Improving the Food Supply and Environment Worldwide: Using Adjuvants to Augment Organic and Conventional Herbicides
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Usher
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
J1927 — Second Place
Riley A. Nolan, Grade 7 portrait
The Impacts of Leaf Surfactants on Water Absorption Rates in Soil
Advisor: Mrs. Roxanne Hunker
School: Rhoades (The) School, Encinitas, San Diego County
J1935 — Third Place
Kapil Sinha, Grade 7 portrait
Bugs B Gone: Aphid Control through Home (Organic) Remedies
Advisor: Dr. Yong Liu
School: Buena Vista Middle School, Salinas, Monterey County
J1911 — Fourth Place
Lena N. Gavenas, Grade 8 portrait
Carrots vs. Crown Gall
Advisor: Mrs. Emily Hoffman
School: South Pasadena Middle School, South Pasadena, Los Angeles County
J1909 — Honorable Mention
Nicholas F. Eisenhauer, Grade 8 portrait
A Research Study Investigating the Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on Phaseolus vulgaris
Advisor: Mr. Dean Okimura
School: Portola (Gaspar de) Middle School, Tarzana, Los Angeles County
J1915 — Honorable Mention
Shreyan Jain, Grade 7 portrait
Hydroponics vs. Aquaponics: Can Fish Waste Provide Enough Nutrients to Sustain Plant Growth?
Advisor: Mrs. Thuy-Anh Nguyen
School: Challenger School, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara County
J1922 — Honorable Mention
Sean McGovern, Grade 6 portrait
Going Bananas
Advisor: Mr. Eddie Ozawa
School: St. Martin of Tours School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
J1934 — Honorable Mention
Andrew E. Shimshock, Grade 7 portrait
Philip S. Zehnder, Grade 7 portrait
Evapo-licious: An Investigation into Evapotranspiration
Advisor: Dr. Carol Rhodes, Dr. Jayne Hastedt
School: Central Middle School, San Carlos, San Mateo County
J1936 — Honorable Mention
Matthew D. Trost, Grade 7 portrait
The Effects of Light Duration on the Photosynthesis of Anacharis
Advisor: Mr. David Higginbotham
School: Tierra Linda Middle School, San Carlos, San Mateo County

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