CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Plant Biology

Senior Division


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S1915 — First Place
Alana R. Tessman, Grade 11 portrait
Testing Seed Viability after Imbibition of Produced Water Treated with Enzyme Additive to Bioremediate Residual Toxins
Advisor: Mr. John Erickson
School: Kern Valley High School, Lake Isabella, Kern County
S1917 — Second Place
Teevyah Yuva Raju, Grade 11 portrait
The Reversal of Harms Done by the Drought: How Carbon and Nitrogen Levels Affect F.O.L. in Soils to Impact Plant Growth
Advisor: Mrs. Rochelle Jacks
School: Mira Loma High School, Sacramento, Sacramento County
S1904 — Third Place
Anita Garg, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Water Usage on Native Coastal Sage Scrub Plants
Advisor: Ms. Shannon Bunch
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1908 — Fourth Place
Esther E. Koh, Grade 11 portrait
Sucrose and Proton Electrochemical Gradients Mediated by Transporters in Phloem Loading as Crucial Aids for B. tabaci
Advisor: Dr. Linda Walling
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S1901 — Honorable Mention
Jack T. Adams, Grade 11 portrait
The Effects of Photosynthesis on Martian Atmospheric Composition in a Closed System
Advisor: Dr. Nikki Malhotra
School: Thousand Oaks High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
S1902 — Honorable Mention
Anthony J. Castillo, Grade 10 portrait
Plant-Derived Smoke: The Effect of Karrikin on Water Stressed Yemeni Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) Landrace Seeds
Advisor: Mrs. Michele Dolphin
School: St. John Bosco High School, Bellflower, Los Angeles County
S1906 — Honorable Mention
Desiree Ho, Grade 10 portrait
Cloning African Violets through Autotrophic Tissue Culture
Advisor: Mrs. Lindsay Milligan
School: Irvington High School, Fremont, Alameda County
S1913 — Honorable Mention
Aadil M. Rehan, Grade 10 portrait
Avocado "Root Rot" Part Deux: A Multilateral Approach to Mitigating the Recurrence of Phytophthora cinnamomi
Advisor: Mr. Kaveh Shakeri
School: Canyon Crest Academy, San Diego, San Diego County

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