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Pernell Tomasi


Plant Physiology & Genetics Research Unit

USDA-ARS, Arid-Land Agricultural ResearchCenter


Pernell Tomasi

Plant Biologist

Arid-Land Agricultural ResearchCenter

21881 North Cardon Lane

Maricopa AZ 85239

520-316-6362 or 520-316-6427

520-316-6330 (FAX)



B.S., M.S.ArizonaStateUniversity


Technical Responsibilities:

New crops commercialization, specifically Lesquerella interspecific hybridization. Anther, microspore, ovule and tissue culture; bud pollination and emasculation; seed harvest, processing, storage with germplasm enhancement, evaluation and inventory.