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Burpee seed testing to be conducted at Delaware Valley University

The next time you buy tomato seeds to plant in your garden, that variety may have been tested by students at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown.

The school entered into a new partnership with Warminster-based W. Altee Burpee Co. to conduct a series of field trials of new seed hybrids with the university’s horticulture students on university grounds.

The international seed seller will be working with the university to test a number of vegetable and flower seeds to determine which will be released to the public.

Read the complete article on lvb.com.

Publication date: 3/20/2018

 


 

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