Patricia Holloway

Professor of Horticulture & Director, Georgeson Botanical Garden


Contact information:
Phone: 907-474-7222
Fax: 907-474-1841
Location: Arctic Health Research Building
Email: psholloway@alaska.edu
URL: http://www.georgesonbg.org/

Curriculum vitae:
B.A., 1973, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
M.S., 1976, Washington State University
PhD, 1982, University of Minnesota

Courses:
NRM212 - Greenhouse Management
NRM215 - Plant Propagation
NRM405 & NRM406 - Senior Thesis

Research interests:

  • Subarctic horticulture

Current research programs:

  1. Hatch Federal/State Research projects: Cultivation and improvement of horticultural crops for Alaska
  2. USDA New crop opportunities: peonies as field grown cut flowers
  3. USDA New crop opportunities: antioxidant levels in Alaska wild berries
  4. USDA New crop opportunities: pollination biology of lingonberry
  5. USDA New crop opportunities: tissue culture propagation of lingonerry
  6. USDA NC-7 Regional plant Evaluation Program
  7. Hardy Fern Foundation: hardy fern evaluations

Examples of publications:
Holloway, P. 2003. Germination of three Alaska species of Sanguisorba. Native Plants Journal. Fall 2003. 19-23 Davis, A.N. and P.S.

Holloway. 2003. Insect visitors and potential pollinators of lingonberries in subarctic Alaska. Acta Horticulturae In press.

Holloway, P. et al. 2002. Annual flower evaluations 2002. UAF AFES Circular 122.

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