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Publications (Mar 29, 2022)
Annual Report on Exploration and Introduction of Plant Genetic Resources Vol.37 is now available from Publications.
Temporary suspension of service (Nov 5, 2021)
Our website will bewas unavailable from 13:00 on Nov 8, 2021 to 19:15 the next day (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
Distribution of genetic resources (Aug 24, 2021)
Distribution of genetic resources has been resumed.
Temporary suspension of service (Aug 24, 2021)
Our website will bewas unavailable from 10:00 to 17:00 on Sep 2, 2021 (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
Distribution of genetic resources (Aug 20, 2021)
Although the situation of the COVID-19 is still severe, we will resume the distribution of genetic resources on Aug 24.
Temporary suspension of distribution of genetic resources (Aug 6, 2021)
Due to the response to COVID-19, distribution of genetic resources has temporarily suspended. Thank you for your understanding.
Core Collection (Jun 17, 2021)
Local upland rice Core Collection is available now.
Temporary suspension of service (Jan 20, 2021)
Our website will be unavailable from 15:00 on Jan 25, 2021 to 17:00 the next day (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
Temporary suspension of service (Nov 4, 2020)
Our website will be unavailable from 13:00 on Nov 5, 2020 to 18:00 the next day (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
Approved strains (Oct 14, 2020)
Approved strains of kiwifruit bacterial canker pathogens (Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae) has released.
Resumption of distribution of genetic resources (Jul 21, 2020)
We have resumed the distribution of genetic resources to foreign countries. Before you order, please make sure that you can receive packages from Japan, as international postal services between Japan and some countries/regions remain suspended. Please check the postal condition in your country/region and Japan.
Temporary suspension of distribution of genetic resources (Apr 21, 2020)
Following the declaration of a state of emergency over COVID-19 by the government of Japan, we have decided to temporarily suspend the distribution of all genetic resources.
Distribution of Microorganism Genetic Resources (Apr 16, 2020)
We temporarily suspend microorganism distribution/acceptance services in order to focus on maintenance of the important microorganism genetic resources.
Distribution of Genetic Resources (Apr 10, 2020)
Due to the response to COVID-19, there is a possibility that the distribution of genetic resources will be delayed.
Temporary suspension of service (Mar 19, 2020)
Our website will be unavailable or intermittent for the following period (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
  • From 9:00 to 17:00 on Mar 23
  • From 11:00 to 11:30 on Mar 26
  • From 13:00 to 16:00 on Mar 26
Core Collection (Mar 16, 2020)
γ-Oryzanol Content and genome-wide variant information has been added to World Rice Core Collection.
Core Collection (Feb 26, 2020)
World Foxtail Millet Core Collection is available now.
Temporary suspension of service (Jan 30, 2020)
Our website will bewas unavailable from 15:00 on Feb 4, 2020 to 16:15 the next day (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
Video: Genebank for the Future (Jan 14, 2020)
A new genebank introduction video has been released.
Microorganism genome data (Jul 22, 2019)
Genome data of microorganisms can be referenced from Microorganism Search System.
Core Collection (Mar 28, 2019)
World Eggplant Core Collection is available now.
Core Collection (Mar 5, 2019)
World Mungbean Core Collection is available now.
Temporary suspension of service (Dec 6, 2018)
The connection to this website will be intermittent from 9:00 to 17:00 on December 10, 2018 (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
Microorganisms image database (Nov 30, 2018)
Microorganisms image database has released.
Temporary suspension of service (Oct 29, 2018)
Our website will be unavailable from 7:00 to 17:00 on Nov 7, 2018 (JST:UTC+9) due to an electrical outage.
Phylogenetic trees of genetic resources (Jun 20, 2018)
Clickable phylogenetic trees of genetic resources has released.
Temporary suspension of service (Feb 14, 2018)
Our website will bewas unavailable from 16:00 to 9:00 on Feb 21-22, 2018 (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
Temporary suspension of service (Jan 23, 2018)
Our website will bewas unavailable from 15:30 to 11:15 on Jan 26-29, 2018 (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
Temporary suspension of service (Oct 30, 2017)
Our website will bewas unavailable from 16:30 to 11:40 on Nov 6-7, 2017 (JST:UTC+9) due to an electrical outage.
Publications (Jun 13, 2017)
Annual Report on Exploration and Introduction of Plant Genetic Resources Vol.32 is now available from Publications.
Temporary suspension of service (Nov 22, 2016)
Our website will bewas unavailable from 7:00 to 17:0014:25 on Nov 30, 2016 (JST:UTC+9) due to an electrical outage.
Temporary suspension of service (Jun 1, 2016)
Our website will bewas unavailable from 16:0016:55 to 17:30 on Jun 6, 2016 (JST:UTC+9) due to the maintenance.
Publications (Jul 15, 2015)
Pdf files such as micro exploration reports are now available from Publications.
Distribution (Jul 18, 2014)
Online application of genetic resources has started.
Publications (Jan 21, 2014)
Pdf files such as plant exploration reports are now available from Publications.
Approved strains (Jan 21, 2014)
Approved strains of phytopathogenic Rhizobium species (formerly Agrobacterium species) has released.
Plant Search System (Jun 19, 2013)
Plant Search System has added a new feature - Search by Remarks (additional keywords) such as “mutant” or “river”.
Approved strains (Feb 25, 2013)
Approved Strains of Colletotrichum species has released.
NIAS Core Collection (Nov 8, 2012)
NIAS Japanese Soybean Core Collection and NIAS World Soybean Core Collection are available now.
Rice SNP data (Oct 23, 2012)
Rice SNP data (including Graphical Genotype) are available at Plant Search System.
Plant Search System (Aug 28, 2012)
Plant Search System has added a new feature - limit a search to only pure-lined accessions.
NIAS Core Collection (Jul 9, 2012)
NIAS Japanese Wheat Core Collection is available now.
Proceedings of The 14th NIAS International Workshop (Feb 17, 2012)
Proceedings of The 14th NIAS International Workshop on Genetic Resources: Genetic Resources and Comparative Genomics of Legumes (Glycine and Vigna) are now available from International Relations page.
Illustrated Plant Genetic Resources Database (Feb 17, 2012)
Illustrated Plant Genetic Resources Database has renewed.
Database of Plant Diseases in Japan (Dec 22, 2011)
Database of Plant Diseases in Japan has updated. are available.
NIAS-FAO International Symposium (2011.9.13)
NIAS-FAO International Symposium (Plant Genetic Resources in Asia and the Pacific: Impacts and Future Directions) will be held on October 18, 2011.
  • Registration (Registration fee: FREE / Deadline: October 13)
  • Poster
Microorganism Search System (Jun 23, 2011)
Microorganism Search System has added a new feature - Link to the related plant diseases (Example: MAFF 840046).
Sequence data of Microorganisms (May 9, 2011)
Sequence data are available at Microorganism Search System. More data (including bacteria) will be added in the future.
Limitation of service (Mar 18, 2011)
Due to the influence of off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake, our servers are in degraded mode. We appreciate your understanding.
Database of Plant Diseases in Japan (Aug 11, 2010)
Database of Plant Diseases in Japan has added a new feature - Search by causal agent such as “Plant viruses” or “Fungi”.
Approved strains (Jun 28, 2010)
Approved strains has released.
Database of Plant Diseases in Japan (Jun 28, 2010)
Related Pathogens/Hosts search is available (Example: Sugar cane Smut).
Plant Search System (Mar 2, 2010)
Plant Search System has added a new feature - limit a search to only accessions with images.
Plant Search System (Jan 19, 2010)
Plant Search System has added two new features:
  • About 3000 image data are available in 1110 plant genetic resources (example). More images will be added in the future.
  • A search result of evaluation data are downloadable as xls file.
Database of Plant Diseases in Japan (Nov 12, 2009)
Database of Plant Diseases in Japan is available now. Plant diseases can be retrieved according to host plant, disease name and pathogen/cause.
International Workshop on Genetic Resources (Aug 6, 2009)
The 14th NIAS International Workshop on Genetic Resources will bewas held on September 14, 2009.
Plant Search System (May 28, 2009)
Plant Search System has thoroughly renewed.
Descriptors for Characterization and Evaluation (Plant) (Feb 5, 2009)
Descriptors for Characterization and Evaluation (Plant) has renewed.
Microorganism Search System (Dec 3, 2008)
Microorganism Search System is available now.
Illustrated Plant Genetic Resources Database (Jun 30, 2008)
We have added images and characteristics of Rice.
NIAS Core Collection (May 9, 2008)
NIAS Core Collection (rice cultivar, Japanese rice landrace and Japanese maize landrace) is available now.
Illustrations of Chicken (Feb 12, 2008)
Illustrations of Chicken has renewed.
Marker information (Feb 4, 2008)
SSR marker information is available now.
Our website has renewed (Feb 4, 2008)
We have relaunched our website.