More than 4300 accessions of sesame germplasm resources at home and abroad have been
complementarily collectedand stored by Henan Sesame Research Center. All the collections
have been propagated, catalogued,and stored (>50g of sample quantity). Botanic and biological
characteristics, agronomic and qualitytraits, resistances and tolerances to diseases and stresses
of all kinds of the above collections were identified and evaluated. Sesame germplasm resources
database was primarily constructed.