Gregory M. Peck

Assistant Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

121 Plant Science
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-7122

Gregory M. Peck

Assistant Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise

Hard cider; organic agriculture; pomology; soil ecology; sustainable agriculture; systems-level research

Current Research Interest

Polyphenol development and characterization in cider apples; managing crop load and biennial bearing in cider apple orchards; determining soil quality in apple orchards; modeling apple pollen tube growth to improve crop load management

Selected Publications

Granatstein, David and Gregory Peck. “Assessing the Environmental Impact and Sustainability of Apple Cultivation.” In Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Apples, edited by Kate Evans. Cambridge, UK: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, 2017.

Peck, Gregory, Megan McGuire, Thomas Boudreau IV, and Amanda Stewart. “Crop Load Density Affects ‘York’ Apple Juice and Hard Cider Quality.HortScience 51, no. 9 (2016): 1098-1102.

Cornell Research Website Article

The Emerging Industry of Hard Cider