Posts by Melanie Lefkowitz

Melanie Lefkowitz is a Staff Writer for the Cornell Chronicle. She can be reached at
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New software helps plant breeders bring out their best

By Melanie Lefkowitz / October 7, 2019

Broccoli is in the eye of the beholder. A head of broccoli that might appeal to one person – perhaps because of its deep green color – may leave another cold, due to an asymmetrical shape or too-large buds. Cornell researchers participating in the Eastern Broccoli Project, which aims to produce broccoli varieties suited to grow…

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