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

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2004-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

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 httpwww.ostp.govNSTChtmlnpgireport.html.

Subject Categories:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE