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A Gene Bank for semi arid crops

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The ICRISAT Genebank serves as a world repository for the collection of germplasm of the six mandate crops: sorghum, pearl millet, chickpea, pigeonpea, groundnut, finger millet; and five small millets: foxtail millet, little millet, kodo millet, proso millet and barnyard millet. With over 126,830 germplasm accessions assembled from 144 countries through donations and collection missions, it is one of the largest international genebanks.

More info: http://genebank.icrisat.org/
Produced by: Frank van Steenbergen, for Flood Based Livelihoods Network
Region: Africa, Global
Year: 2018
Language: English

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