ECPGR Avena Working Group

Chair: Andreas Katsiotis

Working Group activities and related events

July 2016
Several members of the Avena WG attended the 10th International Oat Conference held 11-15 July 2016 in St. Petersburg , Russian Federation. They held a small satellite meeting on 13 July to discuss ECPGR matters.  Minutes of the meeting.  (109 KB)

March 2016
The Avena Working Group agreed on their crop-specific standards for orthodox seeds (see here)

2013
Cereals related events: The AEGIS supported project ‘Improving the prerequisites for a European rye collection’ has been concluded. Based on a survey and a workshop that involved the main rye collection holders in Europe, the project produced a draft of rye germplasm conservation procedures, a draft descriptor list for cultivated rye and a provisional list of Secale candidate European Accessions [more info]

Previous years  [link to ECPGR archive]

Working Group operative documents

Background information

The ECPGR Working Group on Avena was established in 1994 as one of the original six Working Groups developed during the first Phase of ECPGR.