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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Support Development of the North American Plant Collection Consortium

Location: Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit

Project Number: 1230-21000-147-05
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 30, 2011
End Date: Sep 29, 2016

Objective:
Further develop North American Plant Collections Consortium (NAPCC) of the American Public Gardens Association (APGA).

Approach:
Evaluate and approve new collections, train site reviewers, promote high standards of plant collections management, and work with National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) curators to coordinate germplasm preservation and targeted new acquisitions with curators of NAPCC collections.

Last Modified: 4/20/2014
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