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Research Project: Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement for ARS in Raleigh Nc with Ncsu

Location: Plant Science Research

Project Number: 6070-22000-017-15
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Dec 01, 2012
End Date: Nov 30, 2017

Objective:
To carry out cooperative research and to set forth understandings between the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service (NCARS) for joint projects and co-location of NCARS and/or ARS personnel at research sites and facilities in North Carolina.

Approach:
To conduct research directed at obtaining and maintaining a safe, affordable food supply in a range of commodities, which include wheat, corn, oats, soybeans, fermented vegetables, peanuts, sweet potatoes and pickled vegetables. Research conducted by ARS scientists located in Raleigh NC ranges from evaluation of quality characteristics and crop utilization to providing insights into the function and expression of genes and plant growth responses to the environment.

Last Modified: 12/28/2014
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