Plant Gene Resources of Canada: Major Holdings
PGRC has an international mandate to manage world-base collections of barleys and oats, and duplicate (back-up) world-base collections of pearl millet and oilseed/green manure crucifers.
PGRC's seed collection consists of about 110,000 accessions (samples) of seeds.
PGRC is part of a worldwide network of centres established in
collaboration with the
International. New samples are acquired
from this network of gene banks, from plant breeders, or are collected
plant's natural habitat.
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