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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: EXPLORATION AND EXCHANGE OF ECONOMIC PLANTS IN THE REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA

Location: National Germplasm Resources

Project Number: 1245-21000-272-01
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 02, 2009
End Date: May 01, 2014

Objective:
Acquire for the USDA/ARS managed U.S. National Plant Germplasm System, well documented germplasm of crops native to the Republic of Georgia through plant explorations and exchanges. Make available to the National Plant Germplasm System in Georgia well documented samples of the collected germplasm.

Approach:
1. Jointly develop and execute one or more plant explorations to the Republic of Georgia through plant explorations and exchanges using crop experts from Georgia and when appropriate U.S. Scientists. 2. Share the collected germplasm and documentation with the plant genetic resources program in the Republic of Georgia and deposit the U.S. share of the germplasm and documentation in the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS).

Last Modified: 9/1/2014
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