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For corporations that are looking to produce high quality seed varieties cost-effectively, the WICSCBS is an economically-run breeding programme which provides access to unique populations and a superb germplasm collection backed by centuries of expertise in successful sugar cane production within an optimum breeding environment.

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Who we are

We're the WICSCBS, a sugar cane breeding authority with over a century of unmatched expertise in genetic diversity.

Facts about us

Founded in 1888, WICSCBS is the world's longest continuously operating breeding facility. Our team shares over 100 years of combined experience in successfully breeding sugar cane.









Optimum Conditions

Headquartered in Barbados, the ideal natural greenhouse for producing high quality sugar cane.

Economical Solution

An economically-run breeding programme.

Unmatched Expertise

Centuries of experience in successful sugar cane breeding to benefit our region and beyond.

WICSCBS (How to become a member)

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