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Biodiversity

Bailey Hortorium

The Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium includes a herbarium with more than 860,000 specimens, a 30,000-volume library of botanical books and journals and a newly rebuilt conservatory housing living specimens on Tower Rd.

Plant Pathology Herbarium

A collection of about 400,000 fungus and plant disease specimens, including over 7000 type specimens, each the first of its kind to be described and named. The CUP Photograph Collection includes about 60,000 historical scientific photographs of mushrooms, agricultural practices, plant diseases, and portraits.

Gardening

Cornell Garden-Based Learning site includes a database of more than 6,000 vegetable varieties and design strategies for cultivating garden ecosystems.

 

Woody Plants Database

Use this tool to help you choose the right tree, shrub or woody vine based on your site’s conditions, and learn about new woody plants that you may not be familiar with. Visit site.