The International Training on ‘In Vitro and Cryopreservation Approaches for Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources’ organized by ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR) and Bioversity International, India Office, New Delhi, India, during November 5-19, 2019, is the eighth such training under the Center of Excellence (CoE) program approved by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The training is also in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Association for Agricultural Research Institutes (APAARI) Bangkok, Thailand under its program Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources (APCoAB). This year 22 participants from 13 countries (Algeria, Bangladesh, Chinese Taipei, Fiji, India, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Samoa, Senegal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Ukraine, Uzbekistan) are participating. In the past, more than 100 trainees from nearly 40 countries have benefitted from the training, who subsequently used the skills acquired during these trainings to undertake research work in their own countries, and many of them have become experts in the subject. Download the manual below:

In Vitro and Cryopreservation Manual PGR-2019 (163 downloads)