Safe transfer of common bean germplasm
Contributors to this page: CIAT, Colombia (Maritza Cuervo, Cesar Medina, Jose Luis Ramirez, Socorro Balcazar, Josefina Martinez, Daniel Debouck).
Common bean refers mainly to Phaseolus vulgaris and other species of Phaseolus (P. lunatus, P. acutifolius, etc.). However CIAT germplasm bank includes 48 Phaseolus species.
This page includes sections on:
- Import and export requirements.
- Technical guidelines for the safe movement of germplasm and detection of relevant pathogens and pests.
- Best practices in place at CIAT.