A federated and curated metadata registry of agri-food datasets and data services

Chinese Crop Germplasm Information System (CGRIS)

CGRIS is a central repository for all type of plant genetic resources information.

It mainly consists of six subsystem: the management system of the National Crop Gene Bank(NCGB), the management system of the long-term storage in Qinghai, the management system of National germplasm Resources Nursery, crop characterization and evaluation database system , the database system for germplasm exchange at home and abroad and the management system of the medium-term storage in Beijing,.

At present, there are over 2000 megabytes data on 180 kinds of crops (including food crops, fibre plants, oil crops, vegetable, fruit tree, tea, mulberry, tobacco, sugar, green manure crops, tropical crops etc.), 390,000 accessions of germplasm stored in CGRIS.

General
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Geographic
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National
National coverage: 
Country where the service is managed: 

China

Region: 
Asia
GFAR region: 
Asia Pacific
Content
Percentage of records about agriculture: 
100%
Specific topic (AGROVOC): 
Number of records: 
390 000
Percentage of links to resources: 
100%
Languages covered: 
Currency: 
Current / updated
Interoperability
agINFRA The RING is part of the agINFRA project EC 7th framework program INFRA-2011-1.2.2 - Grant agr. no: 283770