Gene Bank The
Institute has been declared as National Active Germplasm Site by National
Bureau of Plant Genetics Resources. At present it holds 97 collection of
47 species of lac hosts, including those of the major lac host such as
palas, kusum and ber. At present more than 60 lines are being maintained
at the Institute, which include 14 cultivated, 21 wild, 22
experimental/ developed lines and one exotic line.
National Active Germplasm Site