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Cryobanking at the International Potato Center: Strategy for 2013-2016

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Project Description
This project facilitated the establishment of cryopreservation as an integral part of the long-term genebank strategy at CIP. It ensured a secure, well-documented cryobank through the creation of new protocols, standards, monitoring programs, and infrastructure investments. By the end of the project, the CIP cryobank contained 1,800 additional potato accessions and 800 additional sweet potato accessions.
Institute Name
International Potato Center (CIP)
Institute Country
List of Countries
  • Peru
Crop Seed or Veg type Acc collected Acc regenerated Acc sent to CG Acc introduced to genebank Acc sent to Svalbard
Potato 0 0 0 0 0
Sweet Potato 0 0 0 0 0
Program Name
CGIAR Program
CGIAR Consortium Office
Start Date
1st of January 2013
End Date
31st of December 2015
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