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Karen A Williams
National Germplasm Resources
Botanist

Phone: (301) 504-5421
Fax: (301) 504-6305
Room 329C
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 003 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-2350

Projects
PLANT EXPLORATIONS FOR GERMPLASM OF BIOENERGY CROPS
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422007
PLANT EXPLORATIONS FOR ORNAMENTAL PLANT GERMPLASM IN THE UNITED STATES
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422052
Plant Exploration in the Southwestern United States to Collect Sunflower Germplasm for Crop Improvement
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423470
Plant Exploration for Ash Germplasm in the United States
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424848
Plant Genetic Resource Acquisition and Conservation Strategies, International Germplasm ... for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424583
Acquisition of Plant Genetic Resources through Domestic and International Plant Explorations and Associated Capacity-Building Partnerships
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424601
Plant Explorations for Black Cohosh in the United States
Grant (G)
  Accession Number: 421837

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Legal issues in plant germplasm collecting - (Book / Chapter)
Moore, G., Williams, K.A. 2011. Legal issues in plant germplasm collecting. Collecting Plant Genetic Diversity: Technical Guidelines. Available: http://cropgenebank.sgrp.cgiar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=669.
Recent NPGS coordinated expeditions in the Trans-Caucasus Region to collect wild relatives of temperate fruit and nut crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Postman, J.D., Aradhya, M.K., Williams, K.A., Stover, E.W., Meyer, P. 2012. Recent NPGS coordinated expeditions in the Trans-Caucasus Region to collect wild relatives of temperate fruit and nut crops. Acta Horticulturae. 948:191-198.
An Overview of the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System's Exploration Program - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, K.A. 2005. An overview of the u.s. national plant germplasm system's exploration program. Hortscience. HortScience 40(2):297-301.
Germplasm Acquisition - (Review Article)
Dekker Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science
Evolving Political Issues Affecting International Exchange of Arachis Genetic Resources - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Feb-01)
Using Geographic Information Systems to Locate Genetic Diversity of Cultivated Peanut - (Abstract Only) - (18-Oct-98)
Expanding the Benefits of Bilateral Germplasm Exploration: An Example from Ecuador - (Abstract Only) - (30-Oct-97)
ARS News Articles
Last Modified: 4/19/2014
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