A system for the exchange of non-commercial plant material between botanic gardens, based on compliance with ABS regulations under the CBD.
The Pan-European Seed-List Search System uses a simple code word – ebgconsortiumindexseminum+year – to provide a unique identifier to every on-line seed-list issued by a European Botanic Garden, so as to allow internet searching of all seed lists.
Plantsearch BGCI project comprises a database compiled from lists of living collections submitted by the world’s botanic gardens. The database presently includes over 575,000 records.
Invasive Alien Plants in Botanic Gardens project has generated a list of known and potentially invasive plants across Europe. Sharing this information, and developing a European-wide strategy for dealing with invasive plants in Gardens.