Tomato fruit array (photo Peter March)
C.M. Rick Tomato Genetics Resource Center

A genebank of tomato wild relatives, mutants and other genetic stocks

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Carlos Ochoa with Volcan Cotopaxi in the background

Carlos Ochoa, potato taxonomist who collected wild tomatoes.



Seed sample

Seed of an EMS-mutagenesis population in cv. VFNT Cherry are available.



Map display example

New search/display features have been added as part of a redesign of the TGRC website.  



Alf Kastdalen on Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos.

A short biography of Alf Kastdalen, a Norwegian settler in the Galápagos Islands who helped Charley Rick collect and study the native tomatoes.  



Miguel Castro in fishing boat

Miguel Castro, a fisherman, naturalist and conservationist who collected wild tomatoes in the Galápagos.


S. pennellii LA0716 inflorescence

Martha Mutschler's S. pennellii-derived acylsugar breeding lines are now available at the TGRC.


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