Orto Botanico di Cascina Rosa
The garden was established on disused farmland in 2002 for research and education. Its primary research facilities are three greenhouses that include a total of 10 separate compartments that support modern technology including cryopreservation, molecular testing, etc. Current research includes genetic improvement of rice, and exploration of useful genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. The garden's grounds contain many labeled plants, lawns, a lake, and about 1 km of walking paths.
- Orto Botanico di Cascina Rosa
- Rete degli Orti Botanici della Lombardia (Italian, photographs)
- Parchi di Lombardia entry (Italian)
- Milano Scienze article (Italian)
- TRE article (Italian)