|Project Profiles

Descriptions of current projects. Each project has a page with related information.

Action Against Anthracnose

This project proposes to combine anthracnose resistance genes from two less widely cultivated chili species (C. chinense and C. baccatum) into the most commonly cultivated chili pepper, C. annuum. The research is expected to benefit chili pepper producers and seed companies in Bangladesh.

2017-02-21T09:54:51+00:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: Project Profiles|Tags: , , , , |

Technical cooperation to identify molecular markers in tomato

The World Vegetable Center and the Rural Development Administration (RDA), Republic of Korea, have embarked on a technical cooperation project to identify molecular markers associated with disease and insect resistance for marker assisted selection in tomato breeding programs. Specific goals are to map bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) and whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) resistance loci.

2016-10-22T04:50:33+00:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: Project Profiles|Tags: , , , |


AVRDC - The World Vegetable Center a partner in EU project to improve yield and quality of tomato varieties and management practices in the face of climate change.

2019-07-10T00:13:53+00:00March 11th, 2016|Categories: Project Profiles|Tags: , , |