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Svalbard Global Seed Vault, entrance
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault (http://www.seedvault.no) provides a safe backup of seeds on food crops conserved by seedbanks worldwide. This picture is from the day after the opening. Photo by Dag Terje Filip Endresen

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This page allows you to do basic searches regarding the material to be stored in the Seed Vault.

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This list holds summary metadata on seed samples deposited at the SGSV for each continent. The continent name is derived from the country of collecting or source as reported by the seed depositor.

  Sgsv by continent details
 
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Continent name South America  
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Number of accessions 65,873  
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Number of seeds 27,990,252  
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Taxa 1,807  
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Genebanks 43  
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Countries 14  
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