Jacklyn Broomes

Agronomist, Barbados Agricultural Management Company Ltd

Agronomist, Barbados Agricultural Management Company Ltd

Jacklyn Broomes

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Jacklyn Broomes is an agronomist for non-sugar crops at the Barbados Agricultural Management Company Ltd (BAMC). She received her B.Sc. in General Agriculture and M.Phil. in Crop Science from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago in 2007 and 2014 respectively. Prior to her employment at BAMC, Ms. Broomes was actively involved in research towards the development of new and improved value-added products from fresh tropical commodities. At present, her research is largely geared toward increasing the yields of select root and tuber commodities via improved agronomic practices, to improve the food and nutrition security of Barbados and other small island developing states.

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