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National Program 301: Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement
Strategic Vision
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Vision Statement

Furnishing genetic, genomic, and bioinformatic tools, information, and genetic resources to enhance American agricultural productivity and ensure a high quality, safe supply of food, fiber, feed, ornamentals, and industrial products

Mission Statement

To safeguard and utilize plant genetic resources (genetic raw material), associated genetic and genomic databases, and bioinformatic tools to ensure an abundant, safe, and inexpensive supply of food, feed, fiber, ornamentals, and industrial products for the United States and other nations

Research Components

  • Crop Genetic Improvement
  • Plant and Microbial Genetic Resource and Information Management
  • Crop Biological and Molecular Processes
  • Information Resources and Tools for Crop Genetics, Genomics, and Genetic Improvement

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