Atenacious plant breeder has developed more than a dozen new lines of naturally pest-resistant tomatoes — foreshadowing a future in which farmers won’t need to rely on pesticides to protect their crops.
The challenge: Farming is a risky business — just one late frost, pest infestation, or extreme weather event can decimate a crop, evaporating a farmer’s profits.
Credit: Jason Koski / Cornell University
Door: Kristin Houser, 06-03-2023
Afbeelding: Jason Koski / Cornell University