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Long-term conservation strategy for banana

Grant No
GS13031
Project Description
This project took place at the International Transit Centre (ITC) in Leuven, Belgium, which holds the world's largest collection of bananas. It focused on developing a long-term conservation strategy for banana through virus indexing (115 accessions) and cryopreservation (120 accessions).
Institute Name
Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT
Institute Country
Italy
List of Countries
  • Belgium
Crops
Crop Seed or Veg type Acc collected Acc regenerated Acc sent to CG Acc introduced to genebank Acc sent to Svalbard
Banana 0 0 0 0 0
Program Name
CGIAR Program
Donor
CGIAR Consortium Office
Start Date
1st of January 2014
End Date
31st of December 2016
Status
Completed
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