A preliminary examination of the environmental use of plants in Oregon : final project report Public Deposited

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  • The purpose of this project was to conduct a preliminary examination of the environmental use of plants in Oregon by gauging the breadth of opportunities and challenges faced by growers, users, and researchers who are involved in the general area of the environmental uses of plants. More specifically, the project set out to learn about grower, user, and researcher interests and expertise; identify opportunities and barriers to participating in this sector; and, identify applied research needs.
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  • List of Abbreviations..........................................................................................................3; List of Figures.....................................................................................................................4; 1.0 INTRODUCTION.......................................................................................................5; 1.1 Structure of Report....................................................................................................5; 2.0 APPROACH................................................................................................................7; 3.0 RESPONDENT PROFILES........................................................................................7; 3.1 About Users..............................................................................................................7; 3.1.1 General Interest and Types of Projects.............................................................8; 3.1.2 Interest in SPROut Identified Research Prioities..............................................8; 3.2 Growers and Researchers.......................................................................................20 3.2.1 Growers...........................................................................................................10; 3.2.2 Researchers.....................................................................................................11; 4.0 KEY ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS..........................................................11; 4.1 Challenges...............................................................................................................11; 4.1.1 Standards, Policies, and Regulations..............................................................12; 4.1.2 Cost of Projects and Lack of Funding............................................................12 4.1.3 Production and Availability............................................................................13; 4.1.4 Education and Public Perception....................................................................13; 4.2 Economic Development Opportunities..................................................................14; 4.2.1 Education and Technology for Working Plants..............................................14; 4.2.2 Native Plant Production..................................................................................14; 4.2.3 Ecosystem Services Marketplaces .................................................................15; 4.3 Information Sources and Research Gaps...............................................................16; 5.0 CONCLUSIONS: KEY ISSUES AND RECOMMENDATIONS...........................18; 5.1 Building a Network with the Environmental Use of Plants Community...............18; 5.2 Standards, Policies, and Regulations......................................................................19; 5.3 Sector-wide Education............................................................................................20; 5.4 Funding to Engage in Projects................................................................................20; REFERENCES.................................................................................................................21; APPENDIX A: User Survey.............................................................................................22; APPENDIX B: Grower Survey........................................................................................22; APPENDIX C: Stakeholder Comments............................................................................22; APPENDIX D: SPROut’s Phytotechnology Resource Book...........................................22
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