Wednesday, June 18, 2008

National Plant Genetic Resources Laboratory

The National Plant Genetic Resources Laboratory was established on November 12, 1976 by Presidential Decree 1046-A as a component unit of the Institute of Plant Breeding [IPB]. It is now under the Crop Science Cluster-Institute of Plant Breeding, College of Agriculture, University of the Philippines at Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines.

It Serves as:

· National center in plant genetic resources activities

· National repository of important and potentially useful agricultural crops (except rice)

Ornamental Crop Germplasm

Small Fruit Germplasm

Tree Nut Germplasm

Tree Fruit Germplsm

Food Legumes Germplasm

Feed and Industrial Crops Germplasm