Preparatory actions on EU plant and animal genetic resources in agriculture

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NAIK Gyümölcstermesztési Kutatóintézet

Contact details

Address: Park utca 2.-Budapest-1223-Magyarország
Legal Status: Public research institution 0

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Cereals Potatoes
Grasses Beets (sugar, fodder)
Legumes Oil crops
Fibre crops Vine
Vegetables Fruits
Ornamental crops X Rosa hybrida hort. Model plants (arabidospsis, medigaco spp, etc.)


Type of material maintained:


Modern breeds and varieties Traditional breeds and varieties Populations Other(s)


Type of material stored:

Living collections Sperm Egg cells Seeds Tissue cultures Cells Other(s)


Collection description:

Date of start of the collection/population: < 1980
Expected period of maintenance of the collection (in years): > 25
Size of the collection (number of breeds): 1300
Evolution of the size of the collection (last 10 years): ↘ > 20%

Objectives and identity

Geographic origin of the material in the collection: International
Population management:

  • ex situ

Objective of maintaining the collection/population:

Conservation Research Breeding Training Awareness raising Other(s)



Use of available technical guidelines (e.g. FAO) No
Use of unique identifier Yes
Use of a documentation system Yes MS Access
Database management system (software) ExcelAccess
Document passport data No
Document characterisation data
Other(s) csak részadatok


Duplication of material and documentation

Material: Partially
Documentation: No


Diagnosis of the presence of pests and diseases, or contaminations: Frequently
Regeneration/multiplication: Frequently
Evaluation of useful traits: Frequently

Overall viability level of your collection

Percentage of the collection regenerated (per year): 3

Storage conditions of the collection

  • Living population(s)

Access and distribution conditions

Providers Recipients
Written agreement only in special cases Written agreement only in special cases

Distribution of material (per year)

Number of distributed samples 3
Percentage of requests which are fulfilled 50 – 75%
Number of EU countries in which samples are distributed 2
Number of Non-EU countries in which samples are distributed 1

Budget and funding

Yearly budget for the collection (in euros): 10,000 – 50,000

Funding sources (in %)

National government 80%
Other public authorities than national governement and other agencies 20%

Funding allocation (in %)

Collection and uptake of new materials 5%
Maintenance/regeneration 95%
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