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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Matsumoto Brower, Tracie
Research Horticulturist
64 Nowelo Street
Hilo HI 96720

The mission of the Tropical Plant Genetic Resources and Disease Research Unit is to support our stakeholders by safeguarding tropical fruits and nuts for future generations by efficiently and strategically collecting, conserving, regenerating, evaluating and distributing tropical genetic resources and information and by conducting research to enhance agricultural sustainability through improved plant growth and development, value added products and disease resistance and develop improved environmentally sound and economically beneficial practices for sustainable, diversified crop production.

Last Modified: 7/23/2016