The Genebank supplies tree seeds to users who have made formal seed requests, if the tree seeds requested are available for distribution. On average, the seed genebank distributes over 350 seed samples of various agroforestry tree species totaling to one million tree seeds annually. The regional Field Genebanks distribute clonally propagated superior tree germplasm. Germplasm distribution is guided byICRAF Genetic Resources Policy and the ICRAF Seed Acquisition and Use Policy.
How is it done
ICRAF genebank distributes agroforestry trees seed via the Standard Material Transfer Agreement (SMTA).
Seed samples packed for distribution
Seed consignment (several accessions) ready for distribution