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Guidelines for Safe Transfer of Finger Millet Germplasm

Contributors to this page: ICRISAT, Patancheru, India (RP Thakur, AG Girish, VP Rao).

Technical Guidelines for the Safe Transfer of Germplasm and the Protection of CGIAR Germplasm Banks

Pathogens of quarantine significance of finger millet tested by the Germplasm Health Laboratory of ICRISAT
Finger millet [Eleusine coracana L.]

Bacteria
 Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae.
 Xanthomonas vasicola pv. holcicola 
 Xanthomonas campestris (Pammel) Dowson
 Fungi
 Cochliobolus lunatus
 Insects
 Plodia interpunctella
 Prostephanus truncates
 Tribolium castaneum

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.

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