Raymond T. Fox ’47, M.S. ’52, Ph.D. ’56, professor emeritus of floriculture and ornamental horticulture and renowned for his elaborate campus floral displays and floriculture expertise, died March 31 in Ithaca, New York. He was 96.
Cornell Botanic Gardens has launched a new website, designed to help Cornell students, faculty, and the broader community explore the living, breathing heart of the Cornell campus and the nation’s fifth-largest public garden, and to deepen their vital connection to plants and nature.
Phillip Griffiths, associate professor of plant breeding and genetics at Cornell AgriTech, has released a collection of organic grape tomato varieties that are pretty, profitable and pack a culinary punch.
This past weekend was the third annual Diversity Preview Weekend at Cornell, which invites underrepresented minority students to campus to learn about the university and gain skills and confidence to apply to graduate school.
Vital. Invaluable. These are words used to describe Julie Carroll’s IPM contributions by her colleagues. Carroll spearheaded the expansion of NEWA, a website and network which allows growers to understand how the weather will affect fungal and insect pests, and takes the guess work out of their pest management strategy.
Cornell’s undergraduate horticulture club entered 44 plants in various categories at the Philadelphia Flower Show. And they brought home 38 ribbons, including a blue ribbon for their Haworthia cooperi.