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Cereal Disease Laboratory (CDL) - The mission of the Cereal Disease Laboratory is to reduce losses in wheat, oat, and barley to major diseases including leaf rust, stem rust, and Fusarium head blight. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Climate Change Atlas for 80 Forest Tree Species of the Eastern United States - [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service]

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Dendrome - A collection of forest tree genome databases and other forest genetic information resources [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA); U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)]

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Forage Seed and Cereal Research Unit - Conducts research to enhance the sustainability of seed production systems of temperate grasses and legumes [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Forage and Range Research Laboratory (FRRL) - Research efforts are focused on broadening the genetic base of rangeland and pasture plants for upgrading lands in the western United States [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) Taxonomy - Data providing the structure and nomenclature for the accessions of the National Plant Germplasm System [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

GrainGenes 2.0 - A small grains and sugarcane genetic database [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) - Provides information on Red Tides. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science]

Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory - Develops fundamental information on pathology, insect pests, physiology, genetics, and production of horticultural crops [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Horticulture and Gardening -- Science Reference Guide - Research guides on horticulture and gardening, prepared by science librarians at the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) - Offers an easily accessible database with reliable information on biological species names and their hierarchical classification. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Core Science Systems (CSS)]

Invasive Plant Research Laboratory - Sustainable management strategies for control of aquatic and wetland weeds [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Invasive Weed Management Unit - Develops improved weed management systems that are efficient and environmentally safe [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) - The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) serves as the national reference laboratory for measurements in the chemical, biological and material sciences. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Measurement Laboratory (MML)]

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National Agricultural Pest Information System (NAPIS) - Offers detailed information about various insect and plant pests [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)]

National Clonal Germplasm Repository for Citrus and Dates (NCGR) - Provides the genetic diversity necessary to improve citrus, related genera, and date productivity [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

National Clonal Germplasm Repository for Fruit and Nut Crops - Collects, maintains, characterizes, documents, and distributes plant germplasm from all over the world [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) - Acquires, preserves, evaluates, documents, and distributes crop germplasm [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

National Plants Database - Search a single source of standardized information about plants [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)]

Natural Products Utilization Research Unit (PPUR) - Research on discovering natural products for use in agricultural pest management, with emphasis on pest management agents derived from plants [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) - A national information resource for locating biogeographic accounts of nonindigenous aquatic species in the U.S. Provided are scientific reports, online/realtime queries, spatial data sets, regional contact lists, and general information [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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Photosynthesis Research Unit (PRU) - Investigates critical steps in photosynthesis as well as in-plant nutrient distribution [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Plant Gene Expression Center (PGEC) - Conducts fundamental research in plant molecular biology, in collaboration with the Universty of California, Berkeley. [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Plant Science Research Unit - Researches the processes controlling increased production, improved quality, and enhanced use of crops and to develop germplasm and crop management schemes [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory (PPRL) - Identifies toxic plants, determines the mechanism of toxicity, develops diagnostic and prognostic procedures, and develops management strategies, antidotes, and treatments [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

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Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research Unit - Concerned with potato and small grains germplasm enhancement and cultivar development, the small grains effort focusing on barley and oats [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Soft Wheat Quality Research Unit (SWQL) - Research deals with the genetic bases for the physical and biochemical determinants of milling and end-use qualities of eastern soft winter wheat [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

Solitude of a Humble Genius – Gregor Johann Mendel Professor: Volume 1 – Formative Years. - Webcast - Author Jan Klein and illustrator Norman Klein discuss their book. Jan Klein is the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Biology at Tübingen, Germany, and currently the Francis R. and Helen M. Pentz Visiting Professor of Science and adjunct professor of biology at Pennsylvania State University. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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The Nature and Science of Autumn: Science Reference Guide - A research and finding aid from the Science Reference Service at the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory - Research on disease and pest control methods for citrus crops [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS)]

U.S. National Arboretum - Conducts wide-ranging basic and developmental research on trees, shrubs, and floral plants [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture Research Service (ARS), Beltsville Agricultural Research Center]

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WDC for Paleoclimatology - Tree-ring Data Search - Includes raw ring width or wood density measurements, and site chronologies (growth indices for a site) [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)]