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Mission

The mission of the Vegetable Crops Research Unit is to improve potato, carrot, onion, cucumber, and cranberry crop production and quality through germplasm preservation, characterization, enhancement, and release; investigations of crop genetics, taxonomy, gene flow, disease and pest resistance, postharvest storage physiology, abiotic stress resilience, flavor and nutritional quality; and development of molecular tools, pest management and plant breeding strategies.
The Vegetable Crops Research is located in Madison, WI and is part of the Midwest Area.
The Research Leader is Philipp Simon.
Email: philipp.simon@usda.gov
Phone: 608-262-1248
Fax: 608-262-4743
USDA-ARS
1575 LINDEN DRIVE
Madison, WI 53706-1514