Information about ENSCONET data
ENSCOBASE: the ENSCONET Virtual Seed Bank

Current holdings
Total accessions by institution of storage
Total accessions by country of collection
Total accessions by bio-geographical region of collection
Total families and genera
Total germination and moisture tests
Total recovery programs

Data evolution since October 2009
Annual evolution



Important notes:
1. The total of accessions is the sum of all institutions' accessions whereas the total of taxa is not as different institutions may store the same taxon.
2. Are not counted:
- "History accessions" (H) which no longer exist,
- Taxa and accessions whose species epithet is only "sp.",
- Propagated accessions (Z) whose wild provenance information is unknown.

58597 accessions (9909 taxa) collected in 43 countries
Country Accessions Taxa
Albania 2 2
Andorra 2 2
Austria 554 326
Belarus 0 0
Belgium 1147 538
Bosnia-Herzegovina 22 17
Bulgaria 571 497
Croatia 34 27
Cyprus 1123 505
Czech Republic 86 70
Denmark 85 53
Estonia 0 0
Finland 240 148
France 5033 2011
FYROM 31 21
Georgia 446 434
Germany 2725 1036
Gibraltar 2 1
Greece 3885 1678
Hungary 111 87
Iceland 0 0
Ireland 205 89
Italy 5091 1734
Kosovo 2 2
Latvia 0 0
Liechtenstein 5 4
Lithuania 0 0
Luxembourg 848 262
Malta 18 13
Moldova 4 4
Montenegro 17 16
Netherlands 31 5
Norway 110 66
Poland 6665 291
Portugal 2551 962
Romania 586 171
Russia 15 14
San Marino 4 1
Serbia 18 8
Slovakia 413 329
Slovenia 70 52
Spain 21184 4268
Sweden 73 39
Switzerland 411 185
Turkey 47 36
Ukraine 30 24
United-Kingdom 4098 1607
Yugoslavia 2 2
Total Europe 58597 9909


For any help or enquiries please contact:
- Data/Information Management & Coordination: Stéphane Rivière
- Technical Lead: Nicolas Boretos
- Project Coordinator: Elinor Breman

Released in October 2009. Last data import: October 2017