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Mutant Varieties Database

Joint service of the IAEA and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Technical details of crop mutant varieties suitable for breeding programmes and genetic analysis. The FAO/IAEA Mutant Variety Database or MVD provides information on induced mutations suitable for breeding programme and genetic analysis. MVD collects information on crop mutant varieties, mutagen used and characters improved.

Resource Information

Quality Level Quality-checked by the IAEA Secretariat
Completeness Comprehensive
Update Frequency Continually
Last Resource Update 2012
Subject Food and Agriculture
Organizational Source Nuclear Applications
Data Type Codes and Numerical Data
Keywords Food Security; Food & Agriculture; Plant Breeding & Genetics; Crop mutant varieties; Genetic Analysis; induced mutations; Mutagen
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