Gateway to Plant Genetic Resources

Genesys is a global portal to information about Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. It is a gateway from which germplasm accessions from genebanks around the world can be easily found and ordered. Read more about Genesys...

Recent activity

Recent activity

Passport Data Completeness Index

PDCI is an indicator of completeness of accession passport data. We are currently reviewing the implementation of the calculations on Genesys and have enabled access to PDCI score only for registered users of Genesys.

Last updated by Matija Obreza 2 months ago Apr 23, 2015

Database upgrade completed

Genesys database was upgraded to allow for enhanced handling of archived accession data. Accession records in Genesys are assigned a Universally Unique Identifier and are accessible with Persistent Uniform Resource Locators.

Example PURL:

Last updated by Matija Obreza 3 months ago Apr 16, 2015

Publishing data on Genesys made easier

BlueBicycle implemented a library that provides easy management of accession-level data on Genesys with .Net applications. The source code for the client library is licenced under Apache License 2.0 and accessible at the genesys-client-api-dotnet project page.

A friendly reminder: information about Genesys integration library for Java is available at genesys-client-api page.

Last updated by Matija Obreza 3 months ago Mar 25, 2015

ITPGRFA publishes statistics on germplasm distributions

"The Secretariat of the International Treaty is making available online the statistics on the Multilateral System in order to increase the understanding of germplasm flows, as part of the Global Information System on plant genetic resources for food and agriculture."

Statistics, Charts

Last updated by Matija Obreza 4 months ago Mar 11, 2015

Overview of deposits to genebanks from regions

Last updated by Matija Obreza 4 months ago Mar 11, 2015

Overviews of genebank holdings by region

Africa: Northern Africa, Middle Africa, Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa

Americas: Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America

Asia: Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia

Europe: Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe

Oceania: Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia

Last updated by Matija Obreza 4 months ago Mar 11, 2015