Project Focus Crops

The Project focuses on collecting the wild relatives of 29 priority crops, selected based on their importance and occurrence on Annex 1 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (see below for the full list).


Alfalfa
Apple
Asian Rice/African Rice
Bambara Groundnut
Banana/Plantain
Barley
Bean
Carrot
Chickpea
Cowpea
Durum Wheat/Bread Wheat
Eggplant
Faba Bean
Finger Millet
Grasspea
Lentil
Oat
Pea
Pearl Millet
Pigeon Pea
Potato
Rye
Sorghum
Sunflower
Sweet Potato
Vetch