Foundation Seed Program

The Foundation Seed Program (FSP) is an organized service unit, administered through the Department of Plant Sciences in the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The program was created in 1937 for the following purposes to grow, increase, and maintain seed of cultivars developed by University of California and other public plant breeders; to maintain genetic purity; and to insure certified seed of these cultivars are made continuously available to the public.

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2400 Hutchison Road
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Phone: 530-752-9824