Resilient Agriculture

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Cucurbits breeding and genetics program (Lab spotlight)
Discover UNH's Cucurbits Program enhancing yield, disease resistance, and nutrition in squash, pumpkins, and more, with 100+ varieties globally.
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, Lab Spotlight, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station Genetics and Genomics, Resilient Agriculture Resource
Alternative forages for seasonal slumps
Learn about summer slumps in farming, when forage is scarce. NH Agricultural Experiment Station scientists explore alternative crops for livestock dur...
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, Natural Resources and the Environment, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station, Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Climate Science, Farm Management, Resilient Agriculture Resource
Tomatoes: High Tunnel Pruning Strategies
New research from UNH examines the impact of tomato harvesting techniques on plant productivity, providing new guidelines to improve crop output and f...
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Management, Resilient Agriculture Resource
High Tunnel Eggplant Varieties, Pruning and Post-Harvest Storage
UNH researchers determined how different methods of pruning and storing pollination-free eggplant varieties enhance plant growth and impact crop yield...
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Management, Resilient Agriculture, Specialty Crops Resource
Identifying Highest-Yielding Varieties of Brussels Sprouts for New Hampshire
New UNH research examined best-performing varieties of Brussels sprouts for the New England region and updated recommendations to improve crop perform...
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Management, Resilient Agriculture, Specialty Crops Resource
Table Grapes: Determining Ideal Training Systems and Cultivars for New Hampshire
UNH researchers determined new ways to improve table grape production in New Hampshire, such as optimizing vine training systems for enhanced grape yi...
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Management, Resilient Agriculture, Specialty Crops Resource
Using Seafood Byproduct Chitosan as a Natural Disease Suppressant for Apples
New UNH research focuses on how New Hampshire growers can battle tree fruit pests and diseases with sustainable, cost-effective seafood byproducts.
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Management, Insect, Pest, Weed, and Disease Management, Resilient Agriculture Resource
Growing Figs in Cold New England Climates
UNH research showed success in over-wintering figs in northern New England using row covers, improving survival rates, growth, and fruit yield.
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station Farm Management, Resilient Agriculture, Specialty Crops Resource
Novel Plant Domestication in New England: Native Plants and New Crops
UNH researchers found that plant height, degree of branching, and initial flowering correlate in domesticated weeds, which can improve breeding of nov...
Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station Genetics and Genomics, Resilient Agriculture, Specialty Crops Resource
Breeding Edible and Ornamental Strawberries for New England
New research unravels the complex strawberry genome to help New Hampshire farmers thrive.

Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station Genetics and Genomics, Resilient Agriculture, Specialty Crops Resource