Skip to main content

THE LOCATION AND EXPLOITATION OF GENES FOR PEST AND DISEASE RESISTANCE IN EUROPEAN GENE BANK COLLECTIONS OF HORTICULTURAL "BRASSICAS"

Objective



Two large and internationally important collections of Brassica oleracea germplasm (Centre for Genetic Resources the Netherlands (CGN), Wageningen and Vegetable Gene Bank (VGB), Wellesbourne (UK) together with new collections of 'land race' tronchuda cabbage from Portugal held by Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA), Lisbon, Portugal will provide the basic genetic resource for a programme of evaluation designed to locate new genes for resistance to pests and pathogens and to indicate where in the B. oleracea genepool diversity is greatest.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

Horticulture Research International
Address
Wellesbourne
CV35 9EF Warwick
United Kingdom

Participants (2)

INST. SUPERIOR DE AGRONOMIA
Portugal
Address
Tapada Da Ajuda
1300 Lisboa
VEGETABLE COLLECTIONS CGN
Netherlands
Address
P.o. Box 16
6700 AA Wageningen