Cornell Scientist’s Quest: Perfect Broccoli

2:20 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Cornell Scientist’s Quest: Perfect Broccoli

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GENEVA, N.Y. — There it sits, a deep-green beauty at the farmers’ market: that sweet, crisp nutritional dynamo we know as fresh local broccoli.
GENEVA, N.Y. - There it sits, a deep-green beauty at the farmers' market: that sweet, crisp nutritional dynamo we know as fresh local broccoli. And then there's this: a bitter, rubbery mass that's starting to turn yellow around the tips, all bumped and bruised from its long trip from the field to the supermarket.