Accession Number : ADA465638
Title : National Plant Genome Initiative
Descriptive Note : Progress rept.
Corporate Author : EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT WASHINGTON DC OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY
Report Date : Jan 2004
Pagination or Media Count : 33
Abstract : The National Plant Genome Initiative (NPGI) was established in 1998 as a coordinated national plant genome research program by the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Plant Genomes with The National Plant Genome Initiative (NPGI) was established in 1998 as a coordinated national plant genome research program by the Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Plant Genomes with representatives from the Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Energy (DOE), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB). In 2003, the Agency for International Development (USAID) joined the IWG. Since 1998, the IWG has provided overall coordination and oversight of plant genome research activities supported by the NPGI participating agencies, as outlined in the initial five-year plan published in January 1998 (http://www.ostp.gov/NSTC/html/npgireport.html).
Descriptors : *AGRICULTURE , *FEDERAL BUDGETS , *AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS , *PLANTS(BOTANY) , POLICIES , SENATE , DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACIDS , INTERNATIONAL
Subject Categories : Agricultural Economics
Economics and Cost Analysis
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE