National Clean Plant Network
National Clean Plant Network
National Clean Plant Network
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National Clean Plant Network

Welcome to the National Clean Plant Network

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The National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) was created to protect U.S. specialty crops such as berries, citrus, fruit trees, grapes, hops, roses and sweetpotatoes from the spread of economically harmful plant pests and diseases. NCPN ensures the global competitiveness of U.S. specialty crop producers by creating high standards our clean plant programs.

The Network is comprised of clean plant centers, scientists, educators, state and federal regulators, large and small nurseries, and growers of specialty crops that work together to ensure that plant propagation material is clean and available.


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Network News

'Economic Studies Reinforce Efforts to Safeguard Specialty Crops in the United States' Published in Plant Disease

The NCPN Economic Working Group has published a comprehensive paper in Plant Disease that describes the economic studies that are essential to the mission of NCPN.

Read the full paper here.


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NCPN LogoThe National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) produces and distributes asexually propagated plant material free of targeted graft transmissible plant pathogens to ensure the global competitiveness of specialty crop producers and to protect the environment. The NCPN operates under the auspices of three agencies within the United States Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).



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