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.

59248 accessions (10066 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 1322 539
Czech Republic 86 70
Denmark 85 53
Estonia 0 0
Finland 240 148
France 5033 2011
FYROM 31 21
Georgia 446 434
Germany 2759 1061
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 2576 966
Romania 586 171
Russia 15 14
San Marino 4 1
Serbia 18 8
Slovakia 413 329
Slovenia 70 52
Spain 21194 4271
Sweden 73 39
Switzerland 411 185
Turkey 47 36
Ukraine 30 24
United-Kingdom 4481 1739
Yugoslavia 2 2
Total Europe 59248 10066


Important: please note that due to an issue with institutionís URLs, it is not currently possible to upload datasets into the database via URLs. Please send your datasets to Stéphane Rivière
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: February 2018 (RBGK)