Goals of the Rhododendron Research Network:
1. Promote Rhododendron as a study system in plant physiology, pathology, ecology, evolutionary biology, plant breeding,
genetics, horticultural sciences, conservation biology, ethnobotany, and medicinal chemistry.
2. Promote the ARS and associated botanical gardens as a resource for Rhododendron research and public engagement,
and foster participation and membership of scientists in the American Rhododendron Society.
3. Create opportunities for communication and collaboration within the international community of Rhododendron researchers,
and between scientists and ARS members.