The National Clonal Germplasm Repository (NCGR) at
Most of the plants in the collections are maintained through vegetative propagation (by rooting cuttings or budding onto rootstocks) to preserve their unique traits. The plants in the collections are grown in greenhouses, screen houses and as field plantings. These genetic resources are made available to public and private plant researchers and growers worldwide.
Funding for the Davis Repository is provided by the United States Department of Agriculture(USDA) through the Agricultural Research Service(ARS), in cooperation with the
To collect, preserve, evaluate, and distribute the genetic resources of the crops assigned to us as part of the US National Genetic Resources Program. These resources are preserved to ensure that crop diversity in these species will be available for future generations and to support research efforts in variety development and other areas of plant research.
Supervisory Research Leader/Horticulturist
Agricultural Research Service
National Clonal Germplasm Repository
One Shields Avenue, UCD
Davis, CA 95616
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Home Page: http://www.ars-grin.gov/dav