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Version 3.0 of IBP’s Breeding Management System now available

Now with the complete suite: lists, nurseries and trials streamlined in a same browser-based interface.

The IBP released a robust version of the Breeding Management System (BMS) in September, with significant improvements to core applications and exciting new functionality. It is an all-round performing solution that breeders can seriously start deploying and using throughout all steps of their breeding programmes.

Highlights of version 3.0 consist of: Continue reading

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Dr Jean-Marcel Ribaut in How to build research partnerships that benefit farmers

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IBP Team demonstrates the Breeding Management System (BMS) at CIMMYT workshop

IBP staff is demonstrating how to apply the BMS to the maize and the wheat breeding seasons, as well as the various tools that it provides for genotyping, in CIMMYT’s Breeding Information System (IS) Workshop being held in its offices in Mexico (9-11 July 2014). Continue reading

Soybean Innovation Lab on the web

The Soybean Innovation Lab (SIL), a USAID Feed the Future initiative, has a brand new website: and is feeding the Twittersphere under the handle @tropicalsoylab. Continue reading

Important notice: BMS Users to renew Breeding View license before 30 June


The IBP Team informs the BMS User Community that the licence for Breeding View, the statistical analysis application within the Breeding Management System (BMS), will be expiring on 30 June. Users are advised to contact our Help Desk at VSN International to have their license renewed before the end of the month so that they may continue to fully benefit from complete BMS functionality:

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Assistant Professor in Quantitative Genomics - Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens Campus


The University of Georgia

POSITION: This is a 12-month tenure track faculty position with a 80% research and 20% teaching appointment in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, The University of Georgia. The position is home based at the University of Georgia Athens campus.  Continue reading

Vacancy at the World Agroforestry Centre: Genomics Laboratory Technician

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Manager for the African Orphan Crops Consortium (AOCC) Laboratory: Genomics Specialist



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BMS version 2.1: an intermediate release

The IBP today releases an improved version of the Breeding Management System (BMS). This intermediate release (version 2.1) brings improvements to usability and refinements to functionality from the previous version released in January.

Highlights of version 2.1 consist of: Continue reading

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