Preparatory actions on EU plant and animal genetic resources in agriculture

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Start date: 04/01/2010 > Completion date: 04/01/2015

General information about the project/initiative

Name of the Project/Initiative: SRUC

General information about the organisation

Name: SRUC
Post Code: EH9 3JG
Country: UK

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

Name: Peter Hoebe

Description of the project/initiative

Domains covered by the project/initiative:

  • Plant genetic resources (PGR)

Number of partners: 2
Scope of the project: EU
Initial motivation for starting the project/initiative: To look at potential usage of barley landrace material in modern agriculture

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

Generating information (phenotyping, genotyping, etc.) 1
Scientific research (analysing diversity, finding traits, etc.) 2
Promoting use (aiming at potential users) 4
Raising public awareness (aiming at the general public) 3

Budget and funding

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

Expected outcomes and communication


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


Final consumers X
Policy makers X
Users of genetic resources such as breeders, farmers, industry X

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

– To look in more depth in interesting traits

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