Safe Transfer of Common Bean Germplasm

Contributors to this page: CIAT, Colombia (Maritza Cuervo, Cesar Medina, Jose Luis Ramirez, Socorro Balcazar, Josefina Martinez, Daniel Debouck).

Common bean refers mainly to Phaseolus vulgaris and other species of Phaseolus (P. lunatus, P. acutifolius, etc.). However CIAT germplasm bank includes 48 Phaseolus species.

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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.