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School of Integrative Plant Science

Learn how our research in plant and soil sciences is advancing our knowledge and securing food security and environmental sustainability.

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New online course fuels school and community garden success
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
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Damaged grape berries combined with vinegar flies are a recipe for promoting sour rot, a disease that lowers vineyard yields and wine quality.

  • Entomology
  • Department of Entomology
  • Fruits
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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
Julie Suarez, associate dean of Land-Grant affairs walks with Qu Dongyu, director-general of the UN FAO, Xingen Lei, associate dean of research and innovation and UN FAO team members.

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QU Dongyu, the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), visited Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences May 7-8 to talk with faculty, staff and graduate students about efforts...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Department of Global Development
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  • Agriculture Sciences Major
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section

Land Acknowledgment

Cornell University is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' (the Cayuga Nation). The Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' are members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, an alliance of six sovereign Nations with a historic and contemporary presence on this land. The Confederacy precedes the establishment of Cornell University, New York State, and the United States of America.  We acknowledge the painful history of Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' dispossession, and honor the ongoing connection of Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' people, past and present, to these lands and waters.