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The world's largest collection of cultivated and wild apple varieties can be found less than an hour from Syracuse at the U.S.D.A. Plant Genetic Resources Unit in Geneva, New York.

To learn more about this extraordinary collection and read about trips by the unit's staff to the mountains of Kazakhstan, the center of origin of the apple, click on the link below.

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