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Alessandro Ossola

Alessandro Ossola

Alessandro Ossola is assistant professor of plant sciences, University of California, Davis.

COMMENTARY

The pandemic’s gardening boom shows how gardens can cultivate public health – commentary

By: - April 26, 2022

As lockdowns went into effect in the spring of 2020 to slow the spread of the coronavirus, reports emerged of a global gardening boom, with plants, flowers, vegetables, and herbs sprouting in backyards and on balconies around the world. The data backs up the narrative: An analysis of Google Trends and infection statistics found that […]