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Chris Watkins elected ISHS Fellow
"Watkins’ research has focused primarily on the storage and ripening of fruit from both applied and fundamental aspects. A primary area of that research is the development of knowledge required for the use of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP), an...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Professor Scott Peters



Leading Through Extension: Experimenting Together
Historian and professor Scott Peters has dedicated over two decades to examining the dynamic relationships that scientists, scholars, and extension educators at land-grant universities have with the communities they serve.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development