TITLE

New facility boosts vegetable research

AUTHOR(S)
Haire, Brad
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;12/1/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 27, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on research in the growing vegetable industry. University of Georgia vegetable scientists planted this fall's crops in a place planned to bring quick, usable information to Georgia's growing vegetable industry. The 12-acre park will give scientists a place to conduct interdisciplinary research to provide Georgia farmers real-world solutions to their vegetable-crop problems. The goal of the park is to provide a place for different disciplines to come together and take a .systems approach to vegetable studies. Projects are chosen on their value to vegetable growers, level of interdisciplinary approach, cooperation between research and Extension scientists and external funding.
ACCESSION #
15247664

 

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