|First Call (2014)|
COllection, CHaracterization and EVAluation of wild and cultivated BRASsicas (COCHEVA BRAS): the final Activity Report is now available online [here]
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]
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)
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]
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]
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]
The formation of a Working Group on Brassica was decided in 1989 and the Group first met in 1991.