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Collaborations

The Tropical Crops and Germplasm Research has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

CENTEO AGRONOMICO TROPICAL DE INVESTIGACION Y
  • Evaluation of Improved Cacao (Theobroma cacao) and Coffee Materials for Agronomic Performance and Reaction to Diseases
  • HAWAII AGRICULTURE RESEARCH CENTER, KUNIA CAMP, HI
  • Evaluation of Cacao Performance Trials in Hawaii
  • INTERNATIONAL PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES INSTITU
  • Field Verification and Characterization of Musa Germplasm Maintained in Vitro and Cryopreservation at the Intl Musa Germplasm Transit Centre(ITC)
  • MIGAL GALILEE RESEARCH INSTITUTE LTD.
  • Identifying New Sources of Resistance to Mango Anthracnose
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, RALEIGH, NC
  • Accelerating Soybean Variety Development through the User of Winter Nursery Facilities in Puerto Rico
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA AT RIVERSI, RIVERSIDE, CA
  • Reducing avocado losses to major challenges by improving resistance selection and disease management using next generation technologies
  • SOKOINE UNIVERSITY TANZANIA
  • Increasing Common Bean Productivity in Tanzania
  • SYNERGISTIC HAWAII AGRICULTURE COUNCIL (SHAC), HILO
  • Coffee leaf rust: establishing groundwork to identify pathogen races, host resistance and Biological control in Puerto Rico.
  • TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Student Career in Agricultural Research, Learning, and Extension Training (SCARLET)
  • TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE RESEARCH, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Developing High-throughput Phenotyping and Genomic Resources for Adaptation to Dryland Conditions in the USDA Tepary Bean Germplasm
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON, AZ
  • Production of Cacao Mild Mosaic Virus-Free Plants from the Cacao Germplasm Collection by Somatic Embryogenesis and Virus Screening
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, IN, ATHENS, GA
  • PLANT BREEDING PARTNERSHIP: Transforming Phaseolus breeding via genome-enabled interspecific trait discovery and introgression
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, SAN JUAN, PR
  • Identifying Coffee Varieties Resistant to Coffee Fruit Rot and Understanding Disease Progression
  • Identifying Fusarium Species that are Emerging Pathogens of Coffee Fruit Rot
  • Screening of the NPGS Tepary Bean Collection for Response to the Common Bean Weevil
  • WM. WRIGLEY JR. COMPANY, CHICAGO
  • Quarantine, Germplasm Acquisition/Maintenance, Phytopathology Studies and Clone Evaluation of Theobroma Cacao