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Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

is facilitated by the

Cornell University Garden-Based Learning Program in the Department of Horticulture

Open the Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners website

 

Description:

Gardeners visit this site and report what varieties perform well - and not so well - in their gardens. Other gardeners visit to view the variety ratings and read the reviews to decide which might work well for them. The VVfG citizen science project also provides an opportunity for researchers to involve knowledgeable, motivated citizens in meaningful scientific research. Research on the performance of vegetable varieties is often limited to commercial production in part, because visiting thousands of home gardens to collect data would be an overwhelming task.

 

Open the Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners website

 

Keywords:

Topic - gardening, vegetable, biodiversity

Audience - adult, K-12, families, youth, church groups

Location - North America

Goals - biodiversity, research

 

Contacts:

Lori Bushway, Senior Extension Associate  email Lori

  607.255.5918

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