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


Read about this year's annual carrot harvest in El Centro and learn about our rainbow carrot variety breeding work.
New article featuring CIOA's soil microbial research.
CIOA's lead investigator Phil Simon sits down with Margaret Roach to talk all things carrots.