Research Centers & Farms

Cape Trib Exotic Fruit Farm (Australia). Facebook site. An organic tropical fruit farm in the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest. WWOOF (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) members can work 4 – 6 hours daily at the farm in exchange for food and accommodation and learn about organic farming, permaculture and tropical fruit. To join WWOOF, apply at:

CropEXPERT Subtropical & Tropical Fruits. Purdue University’s comprehensive list of fruit experts and contact information. Our own Ian Greig is on the list.

Citrus Research International

Fruit and Nut Research Information Center . University of California- Davis.

FRUIT & SPICE PARK (Official website)

International Tropical Fruit Network

Montgomery Botanical Center , advancing research, conservation, and education through scientific plant collections (emphasis on palms and cycads).

Tropical Fruit World, a tourist attraction and commercial farming operation distributing quality tropical fruit produce to interstate markets across Australia.

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is a CGIAR Consortium Research Centre. ICRAF’s headquarters are in Nairobi, Kenya, with six regional offices located in Cameroon, China, India, Indonesia, Kenya and Peru. Covers land care and cultural /environmental issues. Includes a Tree Seed Suppliers Directory, indexed by country (you may have to get a government permit to import seeds).