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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

••   Crop Genetic and Genomic Resources and Information Management

••   Crop Biological and Molecular Processes