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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: CONSERVATION AND UTILIZATION OF MAIZE GENETIC STOCKS Title: Maize Genetic Resources

Author
item Sachs, Martin

Submitted to: Book Chapter
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: May 5, 2008
Publication Date: January 1, 2009
Citation: Sachs M.M. 2009. Maize Genetic Resources. In: Kriz, A.L., Larkins, B.A. editors. Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry. Molecular Genetic Approaches to Maize Improvement. Volume 63. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. p. 197-209.

Technical Abstract: This chapter describes the resources held at the Maize Genetics Cooperation • Stock Center in detail and also provides some information about the North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station (NCRPIS) in Ames, IA, Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT) in Mexico, and the National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation (NCGRP) in Fort Collins, CO, which is the backup facility for the three active collections of maize germplasm.

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