Gene Bank Management Training Modules

In this section you can access Crop Genebank Knowledge Base training and self-learning materials on germplasm and genebank management. These materials can be used by a variety of audiences including researchers, technicians and university lecturers.The standard package of materials includes: an introduction to the subject; lecture support notes; assessment questions and exercises; further reading; references; notes for trainers and slides.

The materials cover the following topics:

  1. Collecting missions
  2. Ecogeographic surveys
  3. Ex situ conservation
  4. Genetic resources and genebank management
  5. International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
  6. Law and policy
  7. Molecular markers
  8. Seed handling in genebanks
  9. Transfer of germplasm

Many of the training modules are available in different languages. To access the materials in alternative languages, click on the appropriate tab under Genebank Management on the sidebar menu on the left.

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