Crops CGKB



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Welcome to the “Crops” section of the Crop Genebank Knowledge Base.

In this area you will find information on how to set up and manage a genebank for different crops.

A range of best practices describing conservation, characterization, regeneration and safety duplication for these different crops have been compiled by crop experts. However, this list of best practices is not exhaustive. If you feel you have useful information to add to this area, please contact us or leave a comment.

Please continue by clicking on the crop of your interest in the right menu.

The Genebanks

The 11 CGIAR genebanks currently conserve 730,000 of cereals and grain legumes, forage crops, tree species, root and tuber crops, bananas and crop wild relatives.