Genetic Resources


ICRISAT is committed to protecting and conserving biodiversity, but much work remains. Biodiversity is under attack worldwide, but no more so than in the semi-arid tropics where poverty and environmental decline are speeding up species loss with little promise of recovery.


555 - Number of wild pigeonpea accessions held in ICRISAT genebanks

37,949 Number of sorghum accessions maintained

720,000 Samples of dryland cereals germplasm distributed to cooperators in 146 countries

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