Preparatory actions on EU plant and animal genetic resources in agriculture

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Evaluation and prioritization of seed (genetic) sites of medicinal and aromatic plants

Start date: 03/28/2014 > Completion date: 11/10/2014

General information about the project/initiative

Name of the Project/Initiative: Evaluation and prioritization of seed (genetic) sites of medicinal and aromatic plants

General information about the organisation

Name: Nature Research Centre
Post Code: LT-08406
Country: Lithuania

Contact details of the person responsible for the project/initiative:

Name: Juozas Labokas

Description of the project/initiative

Domains covered by the project/initiative:

  • Plant genetic resources (PGR)

Number of partners: 1
Scope of the project: National
Initial motivation for starting the project/initiative: Implementation of the provisions of the Law on National Plant Genetic Resources (Articles 8, 10 and 16)

Actions which describe the project – Actions are ranked from 1 to 10

Managing information (databasing, interfacing, etc.) 2
Scientific research (analysing diversity, finding traits, etc.) 1
Selecting, evaluating and mapping sites of medicinal and aromatic plants and crop wild relatives for their long-term conservation in situ. 3

Budget and funding

Overall budget of the project/initiative (in Euros): 4344
National government: 100%

Expected outcomes and communication


Improve/conserve genetic resource materials X
Scientific community X
Genetic resources conservation community X


Users of genetic resources such as breeders, farmers, industry X

Project/initiative to lead to the initiation of further projects/initiatives

– Development of the national crop wild relative conservation strategy

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