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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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