ECPGR Barley Working Group

Chair: Jan Svensson

Working Group activities and related events

Hanacky-jubilejni, Hordeum vulgare L. (Photo by: Marta Zavrelova, ARI Kromeriz, Czech Republic)

March 2017 
The joint workshop with the Barley C&E Data Activity took place 14-16 March 2017 in Malmö, Sweden. [more info]

July 2016
“Identification and updating of C&E data in EBDB of AEGIS Hordeum (HordEva)”: the final Activity Report is now available online [here]

May 2016 
The project on  "Integration of barley characterization and evaluation data into EURISCO, and development of specifications for a barley crop portal, with a focus to improve the AEGIS collection (Barley C&E Data)" (806 KB), submitted by the Barley Working Group for funding under the second call of the ECPGR Activity Grant Scheme, was selected by the Executive Committee.

November 2015
The HordEva project meeting took place in Alnarp, Sweden, 18-20 November 2015. More

April 2015
Identification and updating of C&E data in EBDB of AEGIS Hordeum (HordEva)". A first meeting to finalize the detailed workplan for the project took place on 21 April 2015 in Berlin. [more info]

December 2014
The project on " Identification and updating of C&E data in EBDB of AEGIS Hordeum (HordEva) (133 KB)", submitted by the Barley and Documentation and Information Working Groups for funding under the first call of the ECPGR Activity Grant Scheme, was selected by the Executive Committee.

July 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]

Background information

The Working Group on Barley was convened for the first time in 1983, as one of the original six Working Groups developed during the first Phase of ECPGR.