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Current Category » Breeding of Field and Horticultural Crops

International Gene Banks for Different Crops

Sr.No

Name of Institute

Location of Gene Bank

Crops Maintained

1

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

Philippines

Rice

2

International Wheat and Maize Improvement Centre ( CIMMYT)

Mexico

Maize, Wheat, Triticale, Barley

3

International Centre for Tropical Agriculture ( CIAT)

Columbia

Cassava, beans, Rice and Maize

4

International Institute for Tropical Agriculture ( IITA)

Nigeria

Cowpea, Soybean, lima bean, cassava, Sweet potato.

5

International Potato Centre

Peru

Potato

6

International Crop Research Institute for Semiarid Tropics ( ICRISAT)

India

Sorghum, Pearl Millet, pigeon pea, groundnut.

7

International Centre for Agriculture Research in Dry land Areas ( ICARDA)

Syria

Durum Wheat, Barley, beans.

8

Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre ( AVRDC)

Taiwan

Vegetables, Soybean, Mung, bean, Sweet potato.

Current Category » Breeding of Field and Horticultural Crops