1. Germplasm materials are available to all persons with academic
purpose and can be obtained upon application. The supply of
seeds, with relative information included, is free of charge.
International seed exchange is also a part of the Center's
2. We publish annual reports on seed exchange catalogs and
bulletins on germplasm available for exchange.
3. The Center has an excellent information system that can manage
the storage activities of germplasm. It is linked to other
germplasm informatory centers around the world. Researchers
in this country may utilize the system to obtain information