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STOG database

Database with information on pests and diseases and different country requirements for phytopathological certificates

Information about the tool

The 'Safe Germplasm Movement' (SGM) database has been developed by CIMMYT. It allows to manage and update the information regarding import and export requirements for shipping seed of CGIAR mandate crops for all countries in the world. The information included in the database is based on the information received by Germplasm/Seed health Units managers in each center.

Most data for wheat and maize have been entered as of December 2009, and information for several other crops has been entered. Each Center has now the opportunity to populate and update the database for its mandate crop(s). It is an on-going process.

Link for the download

Download the installation file from the link below, unzip it and then run it. The database itself is less than 3 Mb, but the full installation file is 21 Mb. It has an uninstaller if you later want to remove it.

Download SGM (21 MB)

There is a help file describing the program and how it is possible to update or add data and send it to CIMMYT. It is usually possible to use the program to export and send your changes directly in an email. Please send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Note that you may need the following download of winhlp32 if you have Windows Vista or Windows 7:



 *Further information see 'Safe Germplasm Movement' database, online. 

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