Institutional Collection: Breeding Collection

Collection Information

CollectionCode: 
BC
Status of Collection: 
Active
Accession Status: 
Project
Collection Description: 

The breeding material used in the Floral and Nursery Plant Research Unit's research.
Sub-collections:

  • Petunia Collection:

The collection consists of over 50 distinct taxa/genotypes. The collection serves as a research tool for classical breeding, molecular breeding, physiological studies, and genetic mapping. Germplasm from this collection has been used to create commercially successful cultivars, and also serves as a source of “standard” petunia genotypes for scientific genetic/physiological studies throughout the world. 

  • Prunus Collection:

The collection consists of over 30 distinct taxa/genotypes. The collection serves as a research tool for classical breeding, molecular breeding, physiological studies, and genetic mapping. Germplasm from this collection has been used to create commercially successful cultivars. 

  • Cercis Collection
  • Lagerstroemia Collection

Collection Content Type: 
Biological: Living organisms
Preservation Type: 
Storage Environment: Ambient uncontrolled (outdoors)
Access Eligibility and Rules: 
(empty)
LSID: 
(empty)
Cool URI: 
http://usfsc.grscicoll.org/cool/cy5n-petz

Collection's Mailing Address

Mailing Address 1: 
USDA/ARS, Floral and Nursery Plants Research
Mailing Address 2: 
US National Arboretum
Mailing Address 3: 
3501 NEW YORK AVENUE, NE.
City/Town: 
Washington
State/Province: 
DC
Postal/Zip Code: 
20002-1958
Country: 
USA

Collection Contact Information

Primary Contact: 
  • Created: 10 August 2016 - 1:17pm EDT
  • Updated: 22 August 2016 - 12:37pm EDT
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