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Rice Diversity Panel 1 aka NSF-TV set Rice Diversity Panel 2 USA Rice Pedigree Panel
Germination procedures for wild oryza species and hard-to-grow rice germplasm
Inventory coding system


New USA Rice Pedigree Panel added to GSOR.  Click here for information.

GSOR informational poster. (Adobe Acrobat Reader required.)

See poster here which describes how the GSOR is one of 29 germplasm locations in the National Plant Germplasm System. (pdf format; Adobe Acrobat reader required.)

We request that the source of these rice accessions be acknowledged when used as a resource for research publications or cultivar development. Suggested acknowledgement: Rice accessions (Oryza sativa) were obtained from the USDA-ARS, Dale Bumpers National Rice Research Center, Stuttgart, Arkansas, Genetic Stocks Oryza Collection (

Recent publications using GSOR germplasm: 

Chen, M.-H., Bergman, C.J., and McClung, A.M. 2019. Hydrolytic rancidity and its association with phenolics in rice brans. Food Chemistry.

Slavica Janevska, Ulrich Guldener, Michael Sulyok, Bettina Tudzynski and Lena Studt.  2018.  Set1 and Kdm5 are antagonists for H3K4 methylation and regulators of the major conidiation-specific transcription factor gene ABA1 in Fusarium fujikuroi.  Environmental Microbiology.  doi:10.1111/1462-2920.14339

Poulev, Chen, M.-H., Cherravuru, S. Raskin, I., and Belanger, F.C. 2018. Variation in levels of the flavone tricin in bran from rice genotypes varying in pericarp color.  Journal of Cereal Science 79, 226-232. 

Kyndt, T., K. Nahar, A. Haeck, R. Verbeek, K. Demeestere, and G. Gheysen. 2017. Interplay between Carotenoids, Abscisic Acid and Jasmonate Guides the Compatible Rice-Meloidogyne gramnicola Interaction. Front Pl Sci 8:951. doi:10.3389/fpls.2017.00951

Kyndt, T., H.Y. Zemene, A. Haeck, R. Singh, D.De Vleesschauwer, S. Denil, T. De Meyer, M. Hofte, K. Demeestere, and G. Gheysen. 2017. Below-ground attack by the root knot nematode Meloidogyne graminicola predisposes rice to blast disease. Mol Pl-Microb Inter . doi:10.1094/MPMI-11-16-0225-R



Since 2004 over 100,000 rice genetic stocks have been distributed to researchers worldwide.


Please contact the GSOR by telephone at 870-672-6128 or by email at