Crop Genebank Knowledge Base

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Videos and slideshows

Importance of crop wild relatives

Allium pskemense B. Fedtsch. in Uzbekistan.

Watch a video at Vimeo about the importance of crop wild relatives.

Crop wild relatives are the unrecognized and often unnoticed backbone of plant breeding programmes.  Toby Hodgkin, Principal Scientist at Bioversity, explains the significance of crop wild relatives and the struggle to conserve them. 


Genebank procedures

Click on the left to view videos on the different genebank procedures















Preparing regeneration

This video made by ILRI shows how to prepare seeds for regeneration.

Preparing seeds for regeneration (9.5 MB)


Distribution of germplasm

This video made by ILRI shows distribution of germplasm at ILRI.

Distribution of germplasm at ILRI (17 MB)



The videos made by ILRI show procedures of characterization.

Pressing herbarium samples in the field (6.5 MB)


Plant characterization (14 MB)



International Agricultural Research Centres who worked together to make this site possible:
Africa Rice Center | Bioversity International | CIAT | CIMMYT | CIP | ICARDA | ICRISAT | IFPRI | IITA | ILRI | IRRI |

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