EXPLORE THE DATA ECOSYSTEM
The European Search Catalogue for Plant Genetic Resources (EURISCO) provides information about 1.9 million accessions of crop plants and their wild relatives, preserved ex situ by almost 400 institutes. It is based on a network of National Inventories of 43 member countries and represents an important effort for the preservation of world's agrobiological diversity by providing information about the large genetic diversity kept by the collaborating institutions.
Between 2003 and 2014, EURISCO was hosted and maintained by Bioversity International, Rome, Italy. Since 2014, EURISCO is being maintained at the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany. The central goal of EURISCO is to provide a one-stop-shop for information for the scientific community and for plant breeders. EURISCO contains both passport data and phenotypic data.
EURISCO is being maintained on behalf of the Secretariat of the European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources (ECPGR), in collaboration with and on behalf of the National Focal Points for the National Inventories.
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