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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: National Clonal Germplasm Repository, Corvallis

Authors
item Postman, Joseph
item Hummer, Kim

Submitted to: Government Publication/Report
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: November 1, 2005
Publication Date: November 1, 2005
Repository URL: http://www.ars.usda.gov/pwa/corvallis/ncgr
Citation: Postman, J.D., Hummer, K.E., Pedersen, Y.E. 2005. National clonal germplasm repository, corvallis. Government Publication/Report. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/pwa/corvallis/ncgr.

Interpretive Summary: The National Clonal Germplasm Repository at Corvallis, Oregon, is a genebank that preserves invaluable plant genetic resources of temperate fruit, nut, and agronomic crops. The Corvallis Repository maintains collections representing global diversity of hazelnuts, strawberries, hops, mint, pears, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and cranberries. Cultivars (clones) are stored as growing plants, while wild species populations are generally preserved as seed.

Technical Abstract: The National Clonal Germplasm Repository at Corvallis, Oregon, is a genebank that preserves invaluable plant genetic resources of temperate fruit, nut, and agronomic crops. The Corvallis Repository maintains collections representing global diversity of hazelnuts, strawberries, hops, mint, pears, currants, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, and cranberries. Cultivars (clones) are stored as growing plants, while wild species populations are generally preserved as seed.

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