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Collection of crop wild relatives genepool of finger millet, pearl millet, rice, sorghum, bambara groundnut, sweet potato, cowpea and eggplant in Nigeria by NACGRAB

Grant No
GS15012
Project Description
This project supported the collection of crop wild relatives in Nigeria. These included 10 accessions of finger millet, 24 accessions of rice, 45 accessions of eggplant, 10 accessions of sorghum, 19 accessions of pearl millet, 5 accessions of sweet potato, bambara groundnut, and 30 accessions of cowpea. Seeds were sent to the NACGRAB long-term gene bank.
Institute Name
National Center for Genetic Resources & Biotechnology (NACGRAB)
Institute Country
Nigeria
List of Countries
  • Nigeria
Crops
Crop Seed or Veg type Acc collected Acc regenerated Acc sent to CG Acc introduced to genebank Acc sent to Svalbard
Finger Millet 0 0 0 0 0
Rice 0 0 0 0 0
Pearl Millet 0 0 0 0 0
Eggplant 0 0 0 0 0
Sweet Potato 0 0 0 0 0
Sorghum 0 0 0 0 0
Bambara Groundnut 0 0 0 0 0
Cowpea 0 0 0 0 0
Program Name
Crop Wild Relatives
Donor
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)
Start Date
1st of May 2015
End Date
31st of December 2017
Status
Completed
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