A primary objective of the National Foliage Foundation (NFF) is to fund research projecs that potentially will enhance development of the foliage industry and increase the enjoyment of indoor plants. The research funds are the responsibility of the Board of Directors. All research proposals ertaining to foliage plant production or utilization are considered for funding. the Foundation funds research projects in areas of:

  • Production -  metods to improve plan quality and longevity, as well as development of greater diversity of products.
  • Distribution - development of bette shipping and storage methods that will preserve plant quality and longevity.
  • Marketing - better understanding of purchasing motivation of consumers and methods of increasing demand for foliage products.
  • Utilization - finding new ways to improve plant longevity indoors, maintain quality and provide care that's not in conflict with environmental standards.
Research Projects
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