An ARS seed physiologist cleans seeds for preservation at the National Clonal Germplasm Repository in Corvallis, Oregon.
Repairing critical deferred maintenance including replacing the roof on two labatory/office buildings. Replacement of fire alarm system. Replacement of leaking windows.
January 2010 - Construction contract awarded for $268,489 to replace the roofs on two lab/office buildings for the National Clonal Germplasm Repository and Forage Seed and Cereal Research Unit.
Research at the Corvallis, Oregon
Horticultural Crops Research Unit
Developing solutions for the small fruit and nursery industries through research on biology and management of plant diseases and insect pests; plant growth and physiology; production horticulture; germplasm evaluation and genetic improvement; and viticulture.
Forage Seed and Cereal Research Unit
Conduct basic and applied research to help producers in the Pacific Northwest provide stable supplies of forage and turf grass seed, wheat, and hop for domestic and export markets. The research provides new scientific principles that contribute to the improvement of germplasm for global markets, the development of profitable production systems that enhance the quality of regional soil and water resources, and development of value-added uses for these commodities.
National Clonal Germplasm Repository
The National Clonal Germplasm Repository at Corvallis, Oregon, is a genebank that preserves invaluable plant genetic resources of temperate fruit, nut, and agronomic crops.
Project Photographs During Construction