Presentation on theme: "Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Source of Seed samples by Country of Collection of January 29, 2010"— Presentation transcript:
Svalbard Global Seed Vault
Source of Seed samples by Country of Collection of January 29, 2010
Current Status at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault January 29, ,058 seed samples 491,058 seed samples 687 genera 687 genera 3,487 species 3,487 species 27 donor institutes 27 donor institutes 224 countries of origin 224 countries of origin 7 continents 7 continentshttp://www.nordgen.org/sgsv/index.php?page=welcome
NPGS Contributions , , , , , , ? 10, ? 10,000 YOU HAVE DONE AN AWESOME JOB!!!!!
½ million accessions NPGS 2010 shipment NPGS 2010 shipment Compelling stories Compelling stories Lets be part of the publicity! Lets be part of the publicity!
Centro Nacional de Recursos Geneticos (CNRG) Mexican National Genebank Mexican National Genebank Part of the national strategy for the future Part of the national strategy for the future Long-term preservation only Long-term preservation only Vision is for network with existing center Vision is for network with existing center Agricultural plants, forestry, fish, animals, microbes Agricultural plants, forestry, fish, animals, microbes
CNRG ~1.5 hrs outside of Guadalajara ~1.5 hrs outside of Guadalajara Tepatitlán Tepatitlán INIFAP site INIFAP site Opening Sept 2010 Opening Sept 2010
Admin wing Admin wing Learning center, gift shop, offices Learning center, gift shop, offices Security entrance to genebank Security entrance to genebank Lab/genebank Lab/genebank 1 st floor genebank – cold/freeze rooms + cryo 1 st floor genebank – cold/freeze rooms + cryo 2 nd floor labs – huge genomic capacity 2 nd floor labs – huge genomic capacity 3 rd floor mechanical 3 rd floor mechanical CNRG
Repatriation of Mexican Accessions Request in August 2009 ~13K accessions Orders placed through GRIN Shipments through NCGRP for packaging and shipping November 2009 January 2010
Back-up of Base Collection at Fort Collins
NPGS Back-up in Fort Collins All but one site improved % in last 5 yrs Applause! <80% of the NPGS seed accessions backed up at NCGRP Low seed # - below 549 seed Low germ – below 65%
Joint CGC Chairs/RTAC/PGOC Geneva, N.Y. Wed July 28 Thurs July 29 Topics/Ideas