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Svalbard Global Seed Vault, entrance
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault ( 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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Institute code Institute acronym Genus name Vernacular name Accessions Taxa Details
BEN089   AfricaRice   O.       18   2   [Details]
BEN089   AfricaRice   Oryza   rice   17,363   9   [Details]
BEN089   AfricaRice   Interspecific       305   2   [Details]
BEN089   AfricaRice   Glaberrima       14   1   [Details]
SDN034   ARC   Pennisetum   Kikuyu grass   478   2   [Details]
SDN034   ARC   Vigna   cowpea   46   1   [Details]
SDN034   ARC   Sorghum   sorghum   671   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Voandzeia       4   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Sorghum   sorghum   17   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Vigna   cowpea   1   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Lagenaria   lagenaria   1   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Luffa   luffa   1   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Zea   corn   1   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Pisum   pea   1   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Eleusina       6   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Cajanus   cajanus   2   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Glycine   soybean   1   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Helianthus   sunflower   1   1   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Phaseolus   Bean   398   2   [Details]
BDI003   ISABU   Oryza   rice   5   1   [Details]
GEO028   AUG   Cicer   cicer   79   1   [Details]
GEO028   AUG   Lens   lentil   41   1   [Details]
CHE001   Agroscope Changins   Salvia   sage   2   1   [Details]
CHE001   Agroscope Changins   Aegilops   goatgrass   37   1   [Details]
CHE001   Agroscope Changins   Avena   oat   37   1   [Details]

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