St. John 206

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7992

Fax: (808) 956-3894

Email: amore@hawaii.edu

Teresita D. Amore

Assistant Researcher 

Specialties:

Anthurium and Dendrobium Breeding; Tissue Culture

Education:

B.S. Agriculture (Horticulture), magna cum laude, University of the Philippines at Los Banos, 1983; M.S. Horticulture, University of Hawaii, 1986; Ph.D. Horticulture, University of Hawaii, 1991

Courses Taught:

Research Interests:

Breeding and genetics of orchids and anthurium; tissue culture

Selected Publications:

  • Kuehnle, A.R., T. D. Amore, H. Kamemoto, J. T. Kunisaki, J. S. Lichty and J. Y. Uchida. 2002. 'Waimea' Anthurium. Univ. of Hawaii CTAHR New Plants for Hawaii. Anthurium Cultivar Release 6.
  • A.R. Kuehnle, T.D. Amore, E. Mersino, K. Sewake, T. Wagoner. 2003. What do Dendrobium orchid producers want in their potted flowers? Results of a grower survey. Univ. of Hawaii CTAHR Coop. Ext. Ser. Series NPH-8
  • Ehrenberger, J.A., A.R. Kuehnle, and T.D. Amore. 2003. Evaluation of University of Hawaii Anthurium Accessions, 1986-2001. Univ. of Hawaii CTAHR Coop. Ext. Ser. Series NPH-10.
  • A.R. Kuehnle, T.D. Amore, H. Kamemoto, J.T. Kunisaki, J.S. Lichty, and J.Y. Uchida. 2004. ‘Princess Aiko’ (‘Imperial’) and ‘Regina’ Anthuriums. Univ. of Hawaii CTAHR Coop. Ext. Ser. Series NPH-A-7. 2p
  • A.R. Kuehnle, T.D. Amore, H. Kamemoto, J.T. Kunisaki, J.S. Lichty, and J.Y. Uchida. 2004. ‘Pumehana’ and ‘Andraecola-1’ Anthuriums. Univ. of Hawaii CTAHR Coop. Ext. Ser. Series NPH-A-8. 2p.
  • Kuehnle, A. R., T.D. Amore, H. Kamemoto, J.T. Kunisaki, J. S. Lichty and J. Y. Uchida. 2007. ‘Maggie Inouye’ and ‘Mini Gem’ Anthuriums. University of Hawaii CTAHR NPH-A-9.
  • Kuehnle, A. R., T.D. Amore, H. Kamemoto, J.T. Kunisaki, J. S. Lichty and J. Y. Uchida. 2007. ‘Leahi’ and ‘New Era’ Anthuriums. University of Hawaii CTAHR NPH-A-10.
  • Kuehnle, A. R., T.D. Amore, H. Kamemoto, J.T. Kunisaki, J. S. Lichty and J. Y. Uchida. 2007. ‘Centennial’ Anthurium. University of Hawaii CTAHR NPH-A-11.
  • Amore, T.D., J. S. Lichty, A.R. Kuehnle, H. Kamemoto, J.T. Kunisaki and J. Y. Uchida. 2011. ‘’Apapane’ and ‘’I’iwi’ anthurium. University of Hawaii CTAHR NPH-12.
  • Kamemoto, H., T. D. Amore and A. R. Kuehnle. 1999. Breeding Dendrobium Orchids in Hawaii. Univ. of Hawaii Press, Honolulu.

Grants:

Transformation of Anthurium for Novel Flower Colors in Pest Tolerant Cultivars

Co-PI: Richard Criley (TPSS-CTAHR), Maureen Fitch (HARC), Cathie Martin (John Innes Centre, UK)

Granting agency: CTAHR Catalyst Fund

From: 7/1/2011 to 6/30/2013

Amount: