Pear Gene Bank Hosts Field Day

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The National Clonal Germplasm Repository in Corvallis has over 2,000 pear trees from over 56 countries, and the public can see them on Thursday. The United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) has 30 gene banks nationwide, collecting living fruit and nut varieties. One gene bank is in Corvallis, where thousands of different … Continue reading »