Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

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pots of spruce and other native trees sit in the bed of a wooden trailer behind the Grounds Department Truck
Thousands of trees, hundreds of volunteers, five years and one giant leap for the Purdue Arboretum

The clayey Indiana soil, still saturated from the last spring shower, squishes under shovels. The sun beats down on the hottest day of the year thus far as knees dig into mud. Hands knead through clumps of dirt and earthworms to soften it for the...

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pots of spruce and other native trees sit in the bed of a wooden trailer behind the Grounds Department Truck
Thousands of trees, hundreds of volunteers, five years and one giant leap for the Purdue Arboretum

The clayey Indiana soil, still saturated from the last spring shower, squishes under shovels. The...

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Yellow flowers against a leafy green background
April showers bring May flowers to Jules Janick Horticulture Garden

The sweet smell of hundreds of blossoms draws pollinators and people alike to the Jules Janick...

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Measuring soil in a field
New Indiana Organic Network to engage farmers in statewide soil health census

A Purdue University interdisciplinary team is establishing a network of organic farmers to...

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Kranthi Varala, assistant professor, and Rachel Kuhn, a junior, both in Purdue’s department of horticulture & landscape architecture, collect individual seed pods of genetically modified Arabidopsis plants to help assay the genetic changes leading to higher seed oil content.
Purdue-USDA team develops fast-track process for genetic improvement of plant traits

Researchers interested in improving a given trait in plants can now identify the genes that...

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Beets from student farm
This season’s Boilermaker Vegetable Pass available for purchase

The community can support the Purdue University Student Farm in the 2024 growing season while...

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Shannon Stirling working with petunias
Decoding the plant world’s complex biochemical communication networks

A Purdue University-led research team has begun translating the complex molecular language of...

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