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National Program 302: Plant Biological and Molecular Processes
Strategic Vision
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Vision Statement
Scientific research leading to tomorrow's advances in crop production, quality, and safety

Mission Statement
Conduct fundamental research on plants that forms the basis for greater crop productivity and efficiency, better product quality and safety, improved protection against pests and diseases, and sustainable practices that maintain environmental quality.

Program Components

  • Functional Utilization of Plant Genomes: Translating Plant Genomics into Crop Improvement
  • Biological Processes that Improve Crop Productivity and Quality 
  • Plant Biotechnology Risk Assessment


Last Modified: 10/7/2008