How to Add New Names or Synonyms for an Existing Germplasm

OBJECTIVE: Add IGW3170 as new name (synonym) to Harper (GID = 1141)

Step-by-step guide

  1. 1. Create a new list with IGW3170 in the designation column and 1141 in the GID column. 1141 is the GID of Harper. 
  2. 2. Import List and look for the excel file with new/ additional synonyms. Click Next.
  3. 3. Select “Select existing germplasm whenever found.
  4. 4. Select the “Add name to GID” button. This will add IGW3170 as one of the names of GID = 1141 which is Harper.
  5. 5. Save the List. If you have other synonyms to add to other germplasm names, you can just add it to the excel file. 

After saving the list, you can now search for Harper. The result will show IGW3170 as one of its names.



Author: Rowena Tulod