Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture (CIOA) is a long-term breeding project that addresses the critical needs of organic carrot farmers by developing orange and novel colored carrots with improved disease and nematode resistance, improved weed competitiveness, and improved nutritional value and flavor. This project will also compare the relative performance of breeding material in... Read more

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New article featuring CIOA's soil microbial research.
CIOA's lead investigator Phil Simon sits down with Margaret Roach to talk all things carrots.
Floral. Sweet. Crispy. Carroty. Discerning eaters know that carrots don’t all taste alike.
Check out the Spring 2019 edition of Carrot Country magazine online for a deep dive into our research.