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Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Expanded Plantings and Documentation of Native Fruits and Nuts at the Agriculture University of Tirana

Location: National Germplasm Resources

Project Number: 8042-21000-272-04
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: Aug 15, 2011
End Date: Aug 14, 2016

To fund a benefit-sharing project in Albania for providing access to U.S. scientists to their plant genetic resources. To fund the Floristic expertise and Translator components of the joint U.S.-Albania plant exploration in Albania for temperate and subtropical, cultivated and wild, fruits and nuts scheduled for September 2011.

Funds will be used to expand the collection of fruits and nuts in the plantings of the Agriculture University of Tirana to include germplasm collected during the 2011 Joint U.S. – Albania Plant Exploration for Fruits and Nuts. Also supported is the documentation of this and other native germplasm in botanical and conservation databases in Albania.

Last Modified: 11/30/2015
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