Great Guacamole! UC Riverside's Quest To Breed A Better Avocado

Feb 3, 2016

Eric Focht, the lead researcher for UC Riverside's avocado breeding program, prepares a bowl of guacamole for participants in the university's avocado tasting panel.
Credit Matt Guilhem

Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching.  Chances are the table of party food will not only include wings and 7-layer bean dip, but also guacamole.  The creamy avocado spread is synonymous with California -- and the big game.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem recently went to UC Riverside laboratory trying to build a better avocado.