The AAIC is an international, nonprofit educational and scientific organization established to
In May, 1979, our predecessor organization, the Guayule Rubber Society, was incorporated as a Texas nonprofit organization to foster and promote the production of natural rubber from the guayule shrub. To provide a forum for efforts leading to the commercialization of additional industrial crops, the Guayule Rubber Society was reincorporated as the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops in December, 1988. In 1995, the Asociacion Latinoamericana de Jojoba y Nuevos Cultivos (ALAJO) joined the Jojoba Division of the AAIC. The 5 Divisions of the AAIC currently serve the interests of members in 7 countries.
Who we are in the AAIC:
45% are at universities or colleges, 32% are in government agencies, 16% are in business or industry, 7% are retired or private citizens.
Members are agricultural scientists or engineers, chemists or chemical engineers, geneticists, and marketing specialists which are involved in research and development, administration or management, and agricultural production.