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Author(s):Morris, Kevin
Author Affiliation:National Turfgrass Federation (NTF)
Title:Collection, enhancement and preservation of turfgrass germplasm
Section:Genetics and breeding
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Source:Turfgrass and Environmental Research Program: 2019 Research Summaries. 2019, p. 5-7.
Publishing Information:[New York, New York]: The United States Golf Association Green Section
# of Pages:3
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Agricultural Research Service; Germplasm; Research funding; Research priorities
Language:English
References:0
See Also:Other Reports from this USGA research project: 2007-05-346
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USGA Summary Points:Federal funding for priority research needs identified at a Fall 2017 workshop, including genome sequencing of turfgrass species, research to document the inherent value of turfgrass and drought turfgrass cultivars is now being requested. As a result of the workshop, USDA-ARS has not only allocated new funding for genome sequencing of turfgrass species, but also has developed a consortium of turfgrass researchers to initiate new studies. To determine the acreage, uses and economic value of the turfgrass industry in the U.S., NTF has collaborated with a group of universities and non-profit organizations to apply for a $1,000,000 USDA grant. The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) has agreed to consider providing matching funds for priority turfgrass research projects identified in 2020.
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Morris, K. 2019. Collection, enhancement and preservation of turfgrass germplasm. USGA Turfgrass Environ. Res. Summ. p. 5-7.
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