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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Samac, Deborah A
Research Plant Pathologist
Debby.Samac@ars.usda.gov
(612) 625-1243
411 BORLAUG HALL
1991 UPPER BUFORD CIRCLE
St. Paul MN 55108

Mission:
The mission of the Plant Science Research Unit at St. Paul, Minnesota, is to develop new knowledge that expands our understanding of the fundamental processes controlling energy content, increased production, improved quality, and enhanced use of alfalfa and other forages, soybean, oat, wheat, and wildrice and to utilize this knowledge to develop germplasm and crop management schemes that lead to increased farm profitability and sustainability of the nation's resource base. The Unit utilizes multidisciplinary strategies and team approaches to address national priorities in agricultural and environmental research. Implicit in this mission is collaborative research with University of Minnesota, state, and regional cooperators.

Last Modified: 4/20/2014