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Karen A Williams
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory
Botany

Phone: (301) 504-5421
Fax: (301) 504-6305
Room 329C

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 003 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 207052350

Projects
Plant Exploration in the Southwestern United States to Collect Sunflower Germplasm for Crop Improvement
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423470
Plant Exploration for Ash Germplasm in the United States
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424848
Acquisition of Hardy Kiwi Fruit (Actinidia Arguta) Germplasm for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430782
Plant Genetic Resource Acquisition and Conservation Strategies, International Germplasm ... for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424583
Acquisition of Plant Genetic Resources through Domestic and International Plant Explorations and Associated Capacity-Building Partnerships
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424601
Plant Exploration in Florida and the Southwestern U.S. to Collect Wild Cucurbit Germplasm for Crop Improvement and Conservation
Grant (G)
  Accession Number: 427489
Plant Exploration in the United States to Collect Wild Relatives of Sweet Potato Germplasm for Crop Improvement
Grant (G)
  Accession Number: 429483
Conservation of Plant Germplasm
Memorandum of Understanding (M)
  Accession Number: 420585
Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 430776
Collaborative Collection of Plant Genetic Resources and Taxonomic Support for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426935

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Conservation priorities for tree crop wild relatives in the United States -
Khoury, C.K., Greene, S.L., Williams, K.A., Sosa, C., Richards, C.M. 2016. Conservation priorities for tree crop wild relatives in the United States. Symposium Proceedings. Gene Conservation of Tree Species, Chicago, IL. May 16-19, 2016.
Collaboration between the US Forest Service and the USDA Agricultural Research Service on the complementary conservation of crop wild relatives in the United States -
Collecting crop wild relatives: an emerging priority -
Greene, S.L., Khoury, C., Williams, K.A., Wiersema, J.H., Kinard, G.R. 2015. Collecting crop wild relatives: an emerging priority. Meeting Abstract. National Native Seed Conference, Santa Fe, NM April 10-13, 2015.
Legal issues in plant germplasm collecting -
Moore, G., Williams, K.A. 2011. Legal issues in plant germplasm collecting. Collecting Plant Genetic Diversity: Technical Guidelines. Available: http://cropgenebank.sgrp.cgiar.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=669.
Recent NPGS coordinated expeditions in the Trans-Caucasus Region to collect wild relatives of temperate fruit and nut crops -
Postman, J.D., Aradhya, M.K., Williams, K.A., Stover, E.W., Meyer, P. 2012. Recent NPGS coordinated expeditions in the Trans-Caucasus Region to collect wild relatives of temperate fruit and nut crops. Acta Horticulturae. 948:191-198.
AN OVERVIEW OF THE U.S. NATIONAL PLANT GERMPLASM SYSTEM'S EXPLORATION PROGRAM -
Williams, K.A. 2005. An overview of the u.s. national plant germplasm system's exploration program. Hortscience. HortScience 40(2):297-301.
GERMPLASM ACQUISITION -
Dekker Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science
EVOLVING POLITICAL ISSUES AFFECTING INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE OF ARACHIS GENETIC RESOURCES -
USING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS TO LOCATE GENETIC DIVERSITY OF CULTIVATED PEANUT -
EXPANDING THE BENEFITS OF BILATERAL GERMPLASM EXPLORATION: AN EXAMPLE FROM ECUADOR -
ARS News Articles
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