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Research Project: Clonal Germplasm Research Phase VI

Location: Nat'l Clonal Germplasm Rep - Tree Fruit & Nut Crops & Grapes

Project Number: 2032-21000-024-01-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2015
End Date: Aug 31, 2020

Objective:
Conduct research on germplasm conservation and evaluation relevant to the mission of the National Clonal Germplasm Repsitory, Davis, CA.

Approach:
Research pertinent to Repository operations will be conducted: 1) Methodology for the conservation of genetic resources of special interest to the NCGR, Davis; 2) Development of morphological, biochemical, and molecular markers for use in identification, monitoring, and characterizing NCGR, Davis, collections; 3) Development of specific methods to establish and maintain disease-free stocks in the NCGR, Davis; 4) Regeneration of clonal materials for distribution to users; 5) Identification, screening, and collection of new materials important or useful to the NCGR, Davis collectios; and 6) Other research areas that are important to the mission of the NCGR, Davis.