Bambara Groundnut

Overview

Crop Bambara Groundnut Vigna subterranea Center of origin: WAF

Conserving forever in genebanks

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IITA

Number of varieties available to the public
24.1% 1,595
Data available in genesys
22.7% 1,503
Safety duplicated
37.5% 2,481

Breakdown of genebanks conserving Bambara Groundnut

  • IITA 6,623 / 100%

The Crop Trust has supported 2 projects for Bambara Groundnut

  1. Benin: The Crop Trust supported the Institut national des recherches agricoles du Bénin (INRAB) to regenerate four bambara groundnut accessions with the objective of rescuing threatened diversity and enhancing use of these crop.
  2. Niger: The Crop Trust supported the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique du Niger (INRAN) to regenerate and safety duplicate 74 bambara groundnuts with the objective of rescuing threatened diversity and enhancing use of the crop.