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Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Author: Jocelyn Boiteau

Jocelyn Boiteau and her research team

Notes from the Field: Counting Tomatoes and Making New Friends

This blog post is part of TCI’s “Notes from the Field” series, which explores the personal side of the field-based research performed by TCI scholars as part of their graduate studies. Eight thousand, two hundred and fifty miles from Ithaca,…
Crates of tomatoes

The Tomato Lottery: Farmer Decision-Making and Food Loss Implications

On a brilliantly sunny day in June in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district, red-ripe tomatoes shine like ornaments in a field of green. Seemingly absent is anyone harvesting these fruits that are just waiting to be plucked, sold, and consumed. Left…