Conservation of Genetic Resources at IRRI's Genebank

This video is facilitated by the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. It was produced in 2004 and it is related to ex situ conservation of plant genetic resources. It shows the work at IRRI’s genebank in Philippines and reproduces an interview with a plant breeder.


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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.