Vegetables

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New York’s vegetable industry is valued at over $400 million with leading crops being cabbage, sweet corn, onions, tomatoes, pumpkins, cucumbers, squash, green peas and cauliflower. Cornell AgriTech expertise covers the expanse of vegetables grown in New York state with the mission of helping farmers grow healthier, sustainable and economically viable crops.

Our expertise includes seed technologies, soil and crop health, plant breeding and disease and pest management. Cornell AgriTech works across disciplines to help growers with practical solutions that help their businesses thrive.

 

Our vegetable experts

Denis Willett

Assistant Professor

Geneva Entomology

Denis Willett
  • dsw249 [at] cornell.edu
Sarah Pethybridge

Associate Professor

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Sarah Pethybridge
Kyle Wickings

Associate Professor

Entomology

Kyle Wickings
Marc Fuchs

Professor

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Marc Fuchs
Christine Smart

Professor

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Christine Smart
Brian Nault

Professor

Entomology

Brian Nault
Phillip Griffiths

Associate Professor

Horticulture

Phillip Griffiths
Anthony Shelton

Professor

Entomology

Anthony Shelton
Alan Taylor

Professor

Horticulture

Alan Taylor
Thomas Björkman

Professor

Horticulture

Thomas Björkman
Stephen Reiners

Professor

Horticulture

Stephen Reiners