Green tomatoes

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New variety challenges ‘Jaded’ attitudes to green tomatoes
The new variety, dubbed Jaded, was developed by Phillip Griffiths, associate professor of horticulture at Cornell Agritech, who bred it from four heirloom tomato varieties. The green cherry is on sale now through local organic seed company...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Horticulture Section
  • Fruits
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Onion growers have new tool versus fungicide-resistant disease
To help onion growers fight the pathogen Stemphylium leaf blight, which is quickly gaining fungicide resistance, a team of Cornell researchers has identified which fungicides are still effective in the fields.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Genetics, not field conditions, makes hemp ‘go hot’
Contrary to popular belief, new research shows that a hemp plant’s propensity to become too high in THC is determined by genetics and not as a stress response to growing conditions.
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Genetic marking discovery could ease plant breeders’ work
A team of grapevine breeders and scientists at Cornell AgriTech has come up with a powerful new method to identify important genetic markers and transfer them across species of wild and cultivated grapes.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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Wild tomatoes resist devastating bacterial canker
In a new paper, Cornell researchers showed that wild tomato varieties are less affected by bacterial canker than traditionally cultivated varieties. The paper, “Characterizing Colonization Patterns of Clavibacter michiganensis During Infection...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section