Corvallis, Oregon Repository
The National Clonal Germplasm Repository (NCGR) at Corvallis, Oregon, is a genebank that preserves invaluable plant genetic resources of temperate fruit, nut, and agronomic crops. This genebank maintains collections representing global diversity of hazelnuts, strawberries, hops, pears, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and cranberries.
Plant Diversity For a Diverse Future
Saving Oregon's Hazelnuts - Portland Monthly - December 2012
Shawn Mehlenbacher at Oregon State University uses genetic resources to rescue the hazelnut industry from Eastern Filbert Blight.
In Praise of the Misunderstood Quince - New York Times, May 2012
What most Americans know about quince (Cydonia oblonga) — if they know about quince at all — is that it was once a fixture in Grandma's garden.
Jill Bushakra, April Nyberg, and Liz Alperin
Missy Fix & Jim Oliphant
greenhouse and screenhouse collections
33447 Peoria Road
Corvallis OR 97333
Directions and Map to NCGR-Corvallis