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Collection of crop wild relatives in the potato genepool in Peru by INIA

Collection of crop wild relatives in the potato genepool in Peru by INIA - Towards a more complete coverage of CWR diversity in ex situ collections Location(s): Lima, Piura, Cajamarca, Amazonas,…

Collection of wild relatives of potatoes, eggplants, lima beans, rice and sweet potatoes in Ecuador

Collection of wild relatives of potatoes, eggplants, lima beans, rice and sweet potatoes in Ecuador - Towards a more comprehensive coverage of the diversity of wild relatives in ex situ collections

Collection and conservation of wild bean, rice and potato relatives in Costa Rica

This project identified 42 populations of bean, 73 populations of rice, and 45 populations of potato for the collection of crop wild relatives. The bean, rice, and potato seeds were shared with CIAT,…

Collection of Crop Wild Relative genepool in Chile by INIA and upgrading of gene bank computer equipment

This project facilitated the collection of crop wild relatives in Chile: 10 accessions of finger millet, 100 accessions of barley, 10 accessions of alfalfa, and 60 accessions of potato. The project…

Refurbishment and Strengthening Conservation Facilities at the Genetic Resources Research Institute in Kenya

This project aims to improve the genebanking capacity of the Genetic Resources Research Institute (GeRRI) through: 1) the modernization of the refrigeration system, 2) the provision of a seed…

Collection of crop wild relatives in the genepools of 10 crops in Ethiopia by Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute

This project oversaw the collection and conservation of wild relatives in the genepools of 10 crops in Ethiopia: cowpea (20 accessions), eggplant (120 accessions), finger millet (30 accessions),…

Unlocking the genetic potential of an orphan crop species, African rice (Oryza glaberrima) for sustainable agriculture in Africa

Abiotic stresses, such as heat and flooding, could amplify and become more irregular in Africa with climate change. Oryza glaberrima, an orphan crop species commonly known as African Rice, may…

Collection and conservation of wild relatives of crops in Guatemala

This project helped the Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (ICTA) in Guatemala to update its genebank information systems. This activity was largely comprised of upgrades to computer…

Collection and conservation of wild relatives of Solanum (2), Eleusine (1); Pennisetum (2); Sorghum (1) Oryza (5); Vigna(1) and Ipomea (1) in Ghana

This project supported the collection and conservation of wild relatives of 10 eggplant accessions, 5 accessions of finger millet, 15 accessions of pearl millet, 5 accessions of sorghum, 32…

Collection of crop wild relatives in selected crop genepools in Uganda by the National Agricultural Research Organization, Plant Genetic Resources Centre

This project collected wild relatives of finger millet, sweet potato, sorghum, lentil, rice, pearl millet, eggplant, vetch and cowpea from 69 populations in Uganda. Ten (10) of the 19 targeted…

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