The International Rice Genebank
Collection Information System (IRGCIS)
is a comprehensive system that manages the data of all rice germplasm
conserved at IRRI. It is designed to manage the genebank
operations more efficiently. It links all operations associated
with germplasm conservation and management from acquisition of samples
through seed multiplication, conservation, characterization,
rejuvenation and distribution to end-users.
The system aims to:
Assist the genebank staff in day-to-day
Facilitate recording, storage and maintenance of
Allows to request the desired seeds and provide
direct access to information pertaining to accessions in the genebank.
The data that are accessible are:
This web version of IRGCIS has been developed
jointly by the
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
System-wide Genetic Resources Programme (SGRP)
System-wide Information Network for Genetic Resources (SINGER).
It provides the user direct access to germplasm data through the
The system was developed using a
SGRP toolkit that permits
publication of ODBC compliant databases on the world wide web.