CGIAR germplasm collections

IBP users can obtain germplasm through the System-wide Genetic Resources Programme (SGRP) of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and its partners.The members of this initiative hold more than half a million samples of crop, forage and tree diversity in their germplasm collections.

The germplasm-contributing members of this initiative include the Africa Rice Centre (AfricaRice), the World Vegetable Center (AVRDC), Bioversity International (Bioversity), the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), the International Potato Center (CIP), the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF),  International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).

Member Genebanks

AfricaRice Genebank CIAT Genebank ICARDA Genebank IITA Genebank
AVRDC Genebank CIMMYT Genebank ICRAF Genebank ILRI Genebank
BIOVERSITY Genebank CIP Genebank ICRISAT Genebank IRRI Genebank


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