Preparatory actions on EU plant and animal genetic resources in agriculture

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CCAFRA Institute for Seed and Seedlings

Contact details

Address: Usorska 19, Brijest-Osijek-31000-Croatia




Cereals X Avena sativa, Hordeum vulgare, Triticum aestivum, Triticum durum, X Triticosecale Potatoes
Grasses Beets (sugar, fodder) X Beta vulgaris
Legumes X Glycine max, Lotus corniculatus, Lupinus albus, Trifolium pratense,Trifolium repens Oil crops X Brassica napus
Fibre crops Vine
Vegetables X Allium cepa, Brassica oleracea, Capsicum annuum, Lactuca sativa, Phaseolus vulgaris Fruits
Ornamental crops 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: 2001 – 2010
Expected period of maintenance of the collection (in years): > 25
Size of the collection (number of breeds): 433
Evolution of the size of the collection (last 10 years): ↗ < 20%

Objectives and identity

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

  • ex situ

Objective of maintaining the collection/population:

Conservation Research Breeding Training Awareness raising Other(s)



Use of unique identifier Yes
Use of a documentation system Yes
Collection as part of a larger documentation system

National inventory:

Database management system (software)


Document passport data Yes

Duplication of material and documentation

Overall viability level of your collection

Storage conditions of the collection

    Access and distribution conditions

    Providers Recipients
    Use of Standard MTA of International Treaty on PGR for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA)

    Distribution of material (per year)

    Budget and funding

    Funding sources (in %)

    Funding allocation (in %)

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