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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Corvallis, Oregon
Hummer, Kim
Supervisory Research Horticulturist
Kim.Hummer@ars.usda.gov
(541)738-4201
USDA-ARS, Location Support Staff
3450 SW Campus Way
CorvallisOR97331

Mission:
The Corvallis location has three MUs whose missions are (1) to improve the profitability of forage seed, cereal, hop and shellfish production systems in the Pacific Northwest in a manner that meets the environmental expectations of society in general (NFSPRC); (2) to investigate fundamental aspects of the physiology and pathology of a wide range of horticultural and other crops, placing emphasis on stress and flowering physiology, breeding and genetics, cultural and biological control of diseases, and the biology and application of beneficial microorganisms, especially mycorrhizal fungi and rhizobacteria (HCRL); and (3) to conserve and distribute plant genetic resources of hazelnuts, hops, mint, pears, and small fruits, and to research improved conservations methods for those crops and their wild relatives (NCGR).

  Pacific West Area
    Corvallis, Oregon
Location Support Staff
Forage Seed and Cereal Research
Horticultural Crops Research
National Clonal Germplasm Repository
Last Modified: 8/27/2016
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