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IRRI ships 35.5 million seeds to Svalbard Global Seed Vault

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After months of preparation by staff of the Genetic Resources Center (GRC) at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI; http://www.irri.org ), led by its head Dr. Ruaraidh Sackville Hamilton, a replicate set of the Global Rice Collection from 123 countries held by IRRI left on 21 January for the Svalbard Global Seed Vault or Doomsday Vault. See http://www.croptrust.org/main/arctic…. for more information on the global effort. Continue reading