National Plant Genetic Resources Laboratory (NPGRL)

  • serves as the national repository of important and potentially useful agricultural crops in the Philippines, maintaining over 30,000 accessions of 300 species
  • The NPGRL, also known as Genebank, is in charge of acquisition, characterization, conservation and management, regeneration and documentation of plant genetic resources.
  • It is an important facility for national and international crop improvement programs.