Cornell Breeders, Farmers Bring Resistant Varieties to Market

Cross-posted from OFRF

Learn about new varieties Cornell University breeders are bringing to the marketplace for organic systems:

“Based on the needs voiced by organic vegetable producers, breeding programs were initiated several years ago in cucumbers, melons, bell peppers and winter and summer squash varieties. The common theme of these projects was the use of grower-identified varieties and addressing growers’ requests to improve earliness and disease resistance while maintaining their valued flavor.” Read the full article.

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