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  • Long Island Research & Extension Center
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
  • Horticulture
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From the shores of Lake Erie to the tip of Long Island, Cornell CALS has research facilities and extension organizations all across the Empire State.

Horticulture Professor Mark Bridgen serves as the director of the Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center in Riverhead, NY. There, the 68-acre facility is dedicated to providing research and extension services that support Long Island’s horticulture industries. In this video, Bridgen talks about his breeding work with the popular garden plant, impatiens, and discusses how plant tissue culture helps him develop new varieties—including ones resistant to downy mildew disease.

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Researchers at Cornell have discovered a new grape downy mildew resistance gene – giving the wine and grape industry a powerful new tool to combat this devastating disease.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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On October 4, students in the course Plant Science and Systems (PLSCI 1101) assisted in the planting of 40,000 daffodil bulbs into the sod along both sides of Taughannock Boulevard (Route 89) just south of Ithaca Children’s Garden. “It only took...
  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section