Banco Portugues de Germoplasma Vegetal

A new era of plant genetic resource management for Portugal

The Portuguese national genebank launched a new information system to manage their crop collection. The new system is based on GRIN-Global, a platform...

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In vitro banana collection at the Bioversity International Transit Centre, Belgium. Credit: Bioversity International/N. Roux

New and improved Musa Germplasm Information System now available

The most comprehensive information system on banana genetic resources conserved in genebanks around the world has just launched a new and improved...

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PGR Secure Conference

International conference on capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement

On 16-20 June, 150 participants from 30 countries will showcase new research and insights at the conference Enhanced genepool utilization - Capturing...

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Detail of the Crop Wild Relatives infographic by Bioversity International

Crop wild relatives - a key asset for sustainable agriculture

Since the beginnings of agriculture, crop wild relatives have been used to improve the yields and nutritional quality of crops. Many are now at risk...

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Bean varieties. Credit: Bioversity International/E. Dulloo

Plant genetic resources and climate change

New book explores some of the latest perspectives about how genetic resources can contribute to achieving food security under the challenge of a...

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Genebank accessions

International e-Conference on Germplasm Data Interoperability

Open data, linked data and semantic web technologies will be discussed at the 1st session of the International e-Conference on Germplasm Data...

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