Publication: 2003 Seeds & Breeds Summit Proceedings

Summit Proceedings from 2003 Seeds and Breeds for 21st Century Agriculture

The 2003 Summit on Seeds and Breeds for 21st Century brought together a selected group of scientists and participants from concerned organizations and government to address these needs and limitations and the potential for reforming public breeding and funding policy. The summit was held in Washington DC.

Summit goals:

  • Develop a blueprint or road map for re-invigorating public domain plant and animal breeding to meet the needs of a more sustainable agriculture.
  • Build momentum to continue to work together toward common goals.
  • Launch a campaign to educate policy makers.
  • Publish sound actions for achievements and progress toward these goals.


The Summit Proceedings, including papers and responses submitted by plant breeders is below:

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