Citation and attribution

28 February 2014

How to cite Genesys in your publication?

This site provides researchers with access to the world’s collections of genetic resources for food and agriculture. Genebanks and networks of genebanks holding diversity from almost every crop and region make their records available to search through this single interface. All intellectual property rights (including copyright) in the data are owned and retained by the institution(s) and made available to you under the current Terms and Conditions of Use.

To cite data, we suggest using the URL of the accession browser which will include the filters applied, and the date when the URL was accessed.

Passport data example

Data accessed through Genesys,, 18 May 2022.

Subset example

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). Subset: Milling & baking quality, differential. Data accessed through Genesys,, 18 May 2022.

Dataset example

Genetic Resources Research Institute of the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (GeRRI). 1995. Characterization of sesame accessions in Alupe (Kenya). Data accessed through Genesys,, 18 May 2022.