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Svalbard Global Seed Vault, current status

November 26, 2010

SGSV deposits in 2010:

A little bit of numbers from the 2010 seed deposits to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (www.nordgen.org/sgsv/). The Vault have been operational for almost three years now, and have received a total of 600 000 accessions from a total of 32 different genebanks. This includes  germplasm accessions from a total of 223 original source countries, a total of 718 different genera and 3 725 different species.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of genebank accessions deposited to the Seed Vault by the source country of origin.

 

2010-11-11

DATASET

INST

BOXES

ACCESSIONS

SEEDS

COUNTRIES

GENUS

SPECIES

TAXA

CIV039

WARDA

4

2 500

1.00 mill

58

1

4

4

IND002

ICRISAT

57

24 000

42.3 mill

112

7

8

8

ISR003

ICCI

1

450

0.022mill

2

2

2

2

PHL001

IRRI

69

42 627

20.5 mill

114

5

27

38

PRK013

AAS

9

2 857

1.43

1

2

2

2

SDN034

ARC

2

1 195

0.95 mill

1

3

4

4

SWE054

NORDGEN

1

668

0.33 mill

20

68

87

93

TWN001

AVRDC

5

1 925

0.62 mill

53

6

28

33

UKR001

UAAS

4

808

0.40 mill

28

5

7

8

SUM

9

152

77 030

68 mill

164

86

158

182

TOTAL

32

1494

603 159

393 mill

227

719

3727

6470

This shipment approximately, 393 million seeds; weight 2 500 kg; volume 12 m3 (12 205 litres)


2010-05-03

DATASET

INST

BOXES

ACCESSIONS

SEEDS

COUNTRIES

GENUS

SPECIES

TAXA

TWN006

TARI

8

3 260

0.65 mill

1

1

1

1

SUM

1

8

3 260

0.65 mill

1

1

1

1

TOTAL

29

1486

526 129

335 mill

226

714

3710

6433

Total this shipment approximately, 0.65 million seeds; weight: 150 kg; volume 0,6 m3 (642 litres)

 

2010-03-10

DATASET

INST

BOXES

ACCESSIONS

SEEDS

COUNTRIES

GENUS

SPECIES

TAXA

COL003

CIAT

11

3 837

2.04 mill

94

59

202

203

GEO001

Georgia

3

305

0.47 mill

1

7

19

84

MEX002

CIMMYT

16

15 471

3.87 mill

1

3

4

4

PER001

CIP

1

978

0.14 mill

9

2

102

115

UGA031

NARO

1

262

4.24 mill

2

1

1

1

USA996

NPGS

30

10 522

0.94 mill

50

10

17

17

USA974

SSE

1

436

1.12 mill

141

123

297

324

SUM

7

63

31 811

12 mill

159

177

614

725

TOTAL

28

522,585

334 mill

226

714

3707

6430

Total this shipment approximately, 12 million seeds; weight: 1 000 kg; volume: 5,1 m3 (5 059 litres).


Annual status, how many each year:

Year

INST

BOXES

ACCESSIONS

SEEDS

COUNTRIES

GENUS

SPECIES

TAXA

2008

22

818

320 553

220 mill

210

638

3 001

4 106

2009

18

452

170 505

100 mill

193

311

1 286

1 985

2010

17

223

112 101

82 mill

183

237

742

877

Total

32

1 492

603 159

82 mill

223

718

3 725

5 390

This is the status for the first (almost) three years.

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