Databases and Tools

Crop Geneback Knowledge Base. The Crop Genebank Knowledge Base is an initiative of the System-wide Genetic Resources Programme (SGRP) of the CGIAR. It was developed as part of the World Bank funded project “Collective Action for the Rehabilitation of Global Public Goods in the CGIAR Genetic Resources System, Phase 2 (GPG 2).

Rusttracker. is developed by CIMMYT and other partners as part of the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) to mitigate the threat of wheat rust diseases (stem rust, leaf rust and yellow rust). is the primary web portal for global cereal rust surveillance and monitoring information.

Wheat Atlas. An online portal to diverse information on wheat production, markets and research, with particular focus on the developing countries. The information is geographically organized, and can be visualized using maps and charts.

Wheat Doctor. Wheat Doctor provides a simple, stepwise method for identifying wheat production problems and pests and suggests ways you can overcome problems in the field and improve production. Explore the link boxes on the left side of the screen to finalize your diagnosis.

Wheat Initiative Databases. The Wheat Initiative, aims to reinforce synergies between bread and durum wheat national and international research programes to increase food security, nutritional value and safety while taking into account societal demands for sustainable and resilient agricultural production systems.


International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
Carretera Mexico-Veracruz, Km. 45, El Batan, Texcoco, Edo de México, Mexico

International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
Dalia Building 2nd Floor, Bashir El Kassar Street, Verdun, Beirut, Lebanon

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