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Crop Conservation Activities Database

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Collection of the Wild Relatvies of Crops from Kenya

This project collected and analyzed wild accessions of potato, barley, banana, sweet potato, and bean in Kenya.

Collection of Crop Wild Relatives in Azerbaijan

This project collected and analyzed wild relatives of several crops: 40 accessions of pearl millet, 18 accessions of oat, 3 accessions of carrot, 14 accessions of barley, 4 accessions of lentil, 7…

Synthesis of new abiotic and biotic stress tolerant genepool through introgression of alleles from wild species into pearl millet cultivars

Though pearl millet is a cross pollinated crop and thus has a wide natural genetic diversity, the benefits of gene assemblies available for biotic and abiotic tolerances in wild backgrounds have not…

Phenotyping for climate resilience in chickpea’s wild progenitor species

This project oversaw the phenotyping in chickpea's wild progenitor species for climate resilience. Since the cultivated crop has narrow genetic and phenotypic diversity, introducing new, wild sources…

Targeted use of crop wild relatives for improved abiotic stress resistance in cultivated sweet potato

This project organized the optimal and systematic use of biotic and abiotic stress resistance traits identified in sweet potato wild germplasm to generate better-adapted parental stocks for future…

Exploitation of inter-specific diversity of durum wheat improvement

This project facilitated the expansion of the genetic diversity of wheat though the use wheat crop wild relatives. Introgressions from wild hexaploid wheat were transferred into durum wheat,…

Filling the gaps on Brazilian crop wild relatives in ex situ collections: germplasm collecting of wild Eleusine, Ipomoea, Oryza and Solanum.

This project supported gap filling of Brazillian crop wild relatives in ex situ collections. Gap analysis was based upon updated information of natural species distribution and predicted impacts of…

Collection of Crop Wild Relatives in Georgia by the National Botanical Garden of Georgia

This project in Georgia facilitated the collection of 50 populations of wild oat, barley, grass pea, lentil, apple, alfalfa, pea, wheat, and vetch relatives. Seeds were processed for incorporation to…

Collection of apple, aubergine, banana, cowpea, pigeon pea, rice and sweet potato Crop Wild Relatives in Vietnam by Plant Resources Center

This project aided the collection of crop wild relatives in Viet Nam. Forty-five (45) accessions of banana, 47 accessions of cowpea, 53 accessions of rice, 42 accessions of pigeon pea, 16 accessions…

Collection of Crop Wild Relatives in Georgia by the Institute of Botany

This project oversaw the collection of wild relatives of carrot, grass pea, alfalfa, wheat, and vetch in Georgia. In total, collections were conducted from 151 populations, targeting 27 species.

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