ECPGR Brassica Working Group

Chair: Ferdinando Branca

Working Group activities and related events

November 2016
COllection, CHaracterization and EVAluation of wild and cultivated BRASsicas (COCHEVA BRAS): the final Activity Report is now available online [here]

December 2014
The project on “ COllection, CHaracterization and EVAluation of wild and cutivated BRASsicas (COCHEVA BRAS) (123 KB)”, submitted by the Brassica Working Group for funding under the ECPGR Activity Grant Scheme, was selected by the Executive Committee. [more info] 

May 2014
Conclusion of the ECPGR-funded project “Bio-morphological and genetic characterization of the Brassica Working Group collection”:  Final report submitted by DISPA, University of Catania (431 KB)

2013

November 2013
Finalisation of the “Glucosinolate analysis of a collection of European accessions of wild Brassica and Brassica rapa”, carried out at CSIC, Cordoba, Spain as part of the ECPGR-funded project “Bio-morphological and genetic characterization of the Brassica Working Group collection” [link to ECPGR archive]

June 2013
The EUCARPIA Genetic Resources section meeting "Pre-breeding - fishing in the gene pool" was held 11-13 June 2013 at NordGen, Alnarp, Sweden. Details are available from the meeting website. Many ECPGR members attended the meeting and several presentations referred to ECPGR. Two posters related to Brassica were presented [see here]

February 2013
Conclusion of the ECPGR-funded project “Identification of unknown Brassica rapa L.  accessions from European genebanks, carried out at VIR, St Petersburg, Russian Federation [link to ECPGR archive]

Previous years [link to ECPGR archive]

Working Group operative documents

Background information

The formation of a Working Group on Brassica was decided in 1989 and the Group first met in 1991.

Related Information

Other Working Group documents and publications

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