Genebank Management Manuals & Handbooks

In this section you can find Crop Genebank Knowledge Base manuals, handbooks and technical bulletins about germplasm (processing) and genebank management. Some of these materials discuss general genebank procedures, others discuss management of the germplasm of specific crops. Also provided are genebank operations manuals of some CGIAR centres that may be informative and useful for other conservation programmes.These materials can be used by a variety of audiences including researchers, technicians and university lecturers.

Materials provided include:

  1. Germplasm collections
  2. Seed and seed genebanks
  3. In vitro conservation and cryopreservation
  4. Molecular genetics and DNA banks
  5. Fieldbank manual
  6. Methods and statistics
  7. Wild species conservation
  8. Crop descriptors
  9. Cassava manual
  10. Yam manual
  11. IITA seed genebank
  12. CIMMYT genebank
  13. IRRI genebank
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