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  1. About Us

    https://opgc.osu.edu/about-us-0

    The Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC) preserves the genetic diversity of herbaceous ... ornamental crop plants through the dedicated effort of its staff, students and stakeholders.   The Center, ... Horticulture and Crop Science.  Physical facilities and human resources complement each other in fulfilling the ...

  2. Home

    https://opgc.osu.edu/home

    The Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC) is part of the  National Plant Germplasm System, ... is a joint effort of the  USDA-ARS  and The Ohio State University's  Department of Horticulture ... goals are to acquire, document, maintain, characterize and distribute herbaceous ornamental genetic ...

  3. Pablo Jourdan

    https://opgc.osu.edu/people/pablo-jourdan

    for overall management of the OPGC. He is a faculty member in the Department of Horticulture and Crop ... Science with responsibilities in the area of ornamental plants and seed biology. ...

  4. Genebanking Procedures

    https://opgc.osu.edu/genebanking-procedures

    genetic variation present in ornamentals and their wild relatives Exchanging germplasm domestically and ... internationally to broaden the genetic base of herbaceous ornamental crops Identifying and evaluating useful ... universities, botanical gardens, and other institutions for developing improved ornamentals Identifying methods ...

  5. How to Order Germplasm

    https://opgc.osu.edu/how-order-germplasm

    As a public institution, it is our duty to provide the horticultural and botanical community with ... resources pertaining to ornamental plant germplasm. Information about our germplasm can be found in the ...

  6. OPGC present at VII International Symposium on New Floricultural Crops

    https://opgc.osu.edu/opgc-present-vii-international-symposium-new-floricultural-crops

    Horticultural Science, featured international speakers discussing a variety of important issues such as ... Ornamental Genetic Resources: The Potential to Become a New Crop; Germplasm Characterization and Ornamental ... Value; Domestication, Propagation and Production of New Species; Ornamental Breeding and Biotechnology; ...

  7. Characterization of Rudbeckia germplasm

    https://opgc.osu.edu/characterization-rudbeckia-germplasm

     Abstract of Susan Stieve's proposed work, presented to the Department of Horticulture and ... Ornamentals Industry  ABSTRACT:  Rudbeckia  (commonly called coneflower or black-eyed Susan) is a genus of 23 ... floriculture and nursery industry and are valued for their ornamental characteristics and low maintenance ...

  8. Germplasm

    https://opgc.osu.edu/germplasm

    herbaceous ornamental plants that are distributed to investigators, breeders, and educators worldwide upon ... Herbaceous Ornamentals Crop Germplasm Committee, a national group that meets yearly to assess the germplasm ... needs of herbaceous ornamentals. ...

  9. Homepage Banner Text

    https://opgc.osu.edu/other-content/homepage-banner-text

    The Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC) is part of the National Plant Germplasm System, ... is a joint effort of the  USDA-ARS  and The Ohio State University's  Department of Horticulture ...

  10. Panhandle lily finds a home at the OPGC

    https://opgc.osu.edu/panhandle-lily-finds-home-opgc

    doing with the rare panhandle lily.  Here's an excerpt from the introduction: " Lilium ... inhabits but also by preservation ex situ, in gene banks such as the Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center. L. ...

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