Gene Bank at a glance
Conservation : 10590 acc. of 157 crops

Field genebank



Seed genebank



In vitro


16 accessions of 3 crops
Requisition for Germplasm
Access to Database
Passport Data

Dr. Mossammat Shamsunnahar

Chief Scientific Officer & Head

Plant genetic resources center (PGRC) of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) was established in 1998 at Joydebpur, Gazipur in BARI complex.

The PGRC has national responsibility for conservation of all the crop verities and their wild relatives in Bangladesh. The main objective of PGRC is Exploration, Collecting, Evaluation, Multiplication, Conservation and promoting utilization of germplasm for the benefit of present and future generations.


Achieving excellence in agriculture through conservation and sustainable utilization of Plant Genetic Resources.


Promoting agriculture research and development through exploration , conservation, management and sustainable utilization of Plant Genetic Resources to ensure food security and increased agriculture production.


Exploration, collection, conservation and promoting sustainable utilization of plant genetic resources of food crops for the benefit of the present and future generations.

Our Services

PGRC Activities

  • Survey, Exploration and Collection of PGR

  • PGR Characterization, Evaluation and Utilization

  • Conservation and Regeneration

  • Exchange and Plant Quarantine

  • Biotechnology of PGR Collection, Characterization and Conservation

  • Documentation and Training on PGR
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