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Mission

The mission of the Plant Genetics Research Unit at Columbia, MO, is to develop new knowledge that expands our understanding of the fundamental processes controlling increased production, improved quality, and enhanced uses of corn, soybeans, and small grains; and to utilize this knowledge to develop germplasm and crop management schemes that lead to increased farm profitability and sustainability of the nation's resource base.
The Plant Genetics Research is located in Columbia, MO and is part of the Midwest Area.
The Acting Research Leader is Bruce Hibbard.
Email: bruce.hibbard@usda.gov
Phone: (573) 882-9645
Fax: (573) 884-7850
PLANT GENETICS RESEARCH UNIT
205 CURTIS HALL, UNIV. OF MO.
Columbia, MO 65211