49 ECPGR Berries Working Group Members

Email Distribution List
Chair: Monika Höfer monika.hoefer@julius-kuehn.de   
Albania Mr Alban Ibraliu Agricultural University of Tirana
Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, Department of Plant Science and Technology
Koder Kamez 1029
 Tirana
Albania
Tel: (355) (0) 682042424
albanibraliu@ubt.edu.al
  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr Miljan Cvetkovic
Contact person
University of Banja Luka
Univerzitetski grad, Bulevar vojvode Petra Bojovića 1A
78000 Banja Luka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: (387) 51 330 938
Fax: (387) 51 312 580
miljan.cvetkovic@agro.unibl.org
  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr Hemo  Jusović NGO "Agoidea"
Ferde Hauptmana 7
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: (387) 61 148 841
hjusovic@bih.net.ba
  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr Nikola Travar Genetic Resources Institute
Bl. vojvode Petra Bojovića 1A
 Banjaluka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: 387 348 084
nikola.travar@griunibl.rs.ba
  
Czech Republic Mr Jiří  Sedlák Research and Breeding Institute of Pomology
Holovousy Ltd.
Holovousy 1
508 01 Horice
Czech Republic
Tel: (420) 493692821
Fax: (420) 493692833
sedlak@vsuo.cz
  
Denmark Mr Torben Toldam-Andersen The University of Copenhagen
Faculty of Life Sciences, Dept of Agricultural Sciences - Crop science
Højbakkegård Allé 21
2630 Taastrup
Denmark
Tel: (45) 35333411
Fax: (45) 35333411
tbta@plen.ku.dk
Crop specialist, Genebank Curator  
Estonia Ms Hedi Kaldmäe Estonian University of Life Sciences, Polli Horticultural Research Centre
Uus 2, PolliKarski-Nuia
69108 Viljandimaa
Estonia
Tel: (372) 5132091
Fax: (372) 526652
hedi.kaldmae@emu.ee
Crop specialist, Information/Documentation  
Estonia Ms Ave Kikas
Contact person
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Polli Horticultural Research Centre
Uus 2, Polli
69108 Viljandimaa
Estonia
Tel: (372) 7313581
ave.kikas@emu.ee
Genebank Curator, Plant Breeder  
Finland Ms Saila Karhu Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Horticulture Technologies
PharmaCity, Itäinen Pitkäkatu 4A
20520 Turku
Finland
Tel: (358) (0) 295326214
saila.karhu@luke.fi
  
France Mr Philippe Chartier CIREF/INVENIO
Maison Jeannette
21140 Douville
France
Tel: (33) (0) 553803933
p.chartier@invenio-fl.fr
Plant breeder  
France Ms Béatrice Dénoyes
Contact person
INRAE - UMR 1332 Biologie du Fruit et Pathologie
Bâtiment A4, 71 avenue Edouard Bourlaux CS 20032
33882 Villenave d`Ornon Cedex
France
Tel: (33) (0) 557122460
beatrice.denoyes@inrae.fr
Crop specialist  
France Ms Aurélie Petit CIREF/INVENIO
Maison Jeanette
21140 Douville
France
Tel: (33) 0 553803933
a.petit@invenio-fl.fr
Crop specialist  
France Ms Sara Pinczon INVENIO
Maison Jeanette
21140 Douville
France
Tel: (33) 0 553803933
s.pinczon@invenio-fl.fr
Crop specialist  
Germany Ms Monika Höfer
Chair
Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI) - Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants
Institut für Züchtungsforschung an gartenbaulichen Kulturen und Obst
Pillnitzer Platz 3a
01326 Dresden
Germany
Tel: (49) (0) 3946 47 8009
Fax: (49) (0) 3946 47 8002
monika.hoefer@julius-kuehn.de
Genebank Curator Nominated as Chair for Phase X in March 2019 
Germany Mr Erik Schulte Section 215 - Testing Station Wurzen. Federal Plant Variety Office - Testing Station Wurzen
Torgauer Strasse 100
04808 Wurzen
Germany
Tel: (49) 3425 904024
Fax: (49) 3425 904024
Erik.Schulte@bundessortenamt.de
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, Information/Documentation  
Greece Mr Filippos Aravanopoulos Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Forestry and Natural Environment
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
P.O. Box University Campus
54124 Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 992778
Fax: (30) 2310 992777
aravanop@for.auth.gr
Genebank Curator, Plant breeder  
Greece Mr Dimitris Fotakis Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Forest Research Institute
Vasilika
57006 Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310461172
Fax: (30) 2310461314
fotakis@fri.gr
Information/Documentation, Policy and law, Other: Forest resources management  
Greece Ms Eleni Maloupa
Contact person
Hellenic Agricultural Organization "DEMETER" - Directorate General of Agricultural Research, Institute of Breeding and Plant Genetic Resources
PO Box 60458
570 01 Thermi - Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 471613 (0) 220
Fax: (30) 2310 473024
maloupa@bbgk.gr
Information/Documentation, Policy and law, other (Botanic Garden Curator) , Genebank Curator, Crop specialist  
Greece Mr Georgios Merkouropoulos Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
S. Venizelou 1
14123 Lykovrisi Attikis
Greece
Tel: (30) 210 2816978
georgios.merkouropoulos@gmail.com
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Greece Mr Georgios Pantelidis Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
38 R.R. Station
59035 Naoussa
Greece
Tel: (30) 23320 41548
Fax: (30) 23320 41178
gpantelidis76@gmail.com
Crop specialist, Plant breeder, Other (Stone and berry fruit cultivar evaluation, breeding and cultivation techniques)  
Greece Mr Demetris Taskos Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Institute of Olive trees, Subtropical crops and Viticulture.
1 S. Venizelou Str
14123 Lycovrissi (Athens)
Greece
Tel: (30) 2102847499
Fax: (30) 2102840629
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, Information/Documentation  
Greece Mr Antonios Zambounis Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER. Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources.
38 R.R. Station
59035 Naoussa
Greece
Tel: (30) 23320 41548
Fax: (30) 23320 41178
antbio@yahoo.gr
Other: plant breeding for disease resistance, genomics), Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Ireland Ms Caroline Elliot Kingston School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, University College Dublin
Belfied
 Dublin 4
Ireland
Tel: (353) 1 7167761
caroline.elliottkingston@ucd.ie
Crop specialist  
Italy Mr Gianluca Baruzzi Council for Research in Agriculture and Economics, Research Centre for Olive, Fruit and Citrus (CREA-OFA)
Vial La Canapona, 1 bis, Magliano
47121 Forlì
Italy
Tel: (39) 0543 89428
gianluca.baruzzi@crea.gov.it
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, Plant breeder, Other: variety certification  
Italy Mr Franco Capocasa Università Politechnica delle Marche. Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari ed Ambientali
Via Brecce Bianche
60100 Ancona
Italy
Tel: (39) 071 2204640
f.capocasa@univpm.it
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, Information/Documentation, Plant breeder  
Italy Mr Bruno Mezzetti Università Politecnica delle Marche. Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari ed Ambientali
Via Brecce Bianche
60100 Ancona
Italy
Tel: (39) 071 2204933
b.mezzetti@univpm.it
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Latvia Mr Gunārs Lācis Institute of Horticulture, Latvia University of Agriculture
Graudu street 1
3701 Dobele
Latvia
Tel: (371) 63722294
Fax: (371) 63781718
gunars.lacis@llu.lv
Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation, other (characterization, molecular markers)  
Latvia Ms Valda Laugale
Contact person
Institute of Horticulture (LatHort)
Graudu iela 1
3701 Dobele
Latvia
Tel: (371) 26184878
valda.laugale@llu.lv
Crop specialist, Plant breeder (Fragaria, Ribes, Rubus)  
Latvia Ms Sarmīte Strautiņa
Graudu 1
LV 3701 Dobele
Latvia
Tel: (371) 28650011
sarmite.strautina@llu.lv
Crop specialis, Plant breeder (Ribes, Rubus)  
Lithuania Mr Rytis Rugienius Lithuanian Institute of Horticulture
Kauno 30
54333 Babtai, Kaunas distr.
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 37 555253
Fax: (370) 37 555176
r.rugienius@lsdi.lt
Plant breeder  
Lithuania Mr Audrius Sasnauskas
Contact person
Institute of Horticulture, LAMMC
Kauno 30
54333 Babtai, Kaunas district
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 37 555220
Fax: (370) 37 555176
audrius.sasnauskas@lammc.lt
Plant breeder, variety evaluator  
Norway Mr Dag Røen Graminor AS
Njøsavegen 5
6863 Leikanger
Norway
Tel: (47) 975 24065
dag.roen@graminor.no
Plant breeder  
Portugal Mr Pedro Nogueira Brás de Oliveira INIAV
Avenida da Republica, Quinta do Marques
2784-505 Oeiras
Portugal
pedro.oliveira@iniav.pt Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Romania Mr Mihail Coman Research Institute for Fruit Growing (RIFG) Pitesti
str. Mărului, cod 117450CP 73
 Mărăcineni, Argeş County
Romania
Tel: (40) 248 278066
Fax: (40) 248278477
icpp.mar@gmail.com
  
Romania Ms Monica Sturzeanu Research Institute for Fruit Growing (RIFG) Pitesti-Mărăcineni
str. Mărului, cod 117450CP 73
402 Mărăcineni, Argeş County
Romania
Tel: (40) 248 278066
icpp.mar@gmail.com
  
Serbia Ms Jasminka Milivojević
Contact person
Faculty of Agriculture Belgrade
Nemanjina 6
11080 Belgrade
Serbia
Tel: (381) 11 4413 382
jasmin972@agrif.bg.ac.rs
Crop specialist  
Slovenia Ms Darinka Koron
Contact person
Agricultural Institute of Slovenia
Hacquetova ulica 17
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 1 2805142
Fax: (386) 1 2805255
darinka.koron@kis.si
Genebank Curator  
Slovenia Ms Metka Šiško University of Maribor
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Pivola 10
2311 Hoče
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 2 3209006
metka.sisko@um.si
Crop specialist  
Sweden Ms Inger Hjalmarsson Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Dep. of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management
Box 57
230 53 Alnarp
Sweden
Tel: (46) 40 415574
Inger.Hjalmarsson@slu.se
Crop specialist  
Switzerland Mr Eric Droz Agroscope
Route de Duillier 50Case Postale 1012
1260 Nyon 1
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 4604419
eric.droz@agroscope.admin.ch
Crop specialist (In vitro conservation of Fragaria and Rubus and genetic identification)  
Switzerland Ms Christina Kägi Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 60 87
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Mr Claudio Niggli
Contact person
ProSpecieRara
Unter Brüglingen 6
4052 Basel
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 61 5459917
claudio.niggli@prospecierara.ch
Crop specialist  
Turkey Mr Ayşen Alay Vural
Contact person
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Department of Horticulture Research, General Directorate of Agricultural Research and Policies
Üniversiteler Mah. Dumlupınar Bulvarı, Eskişehir Yolu 10. Km
06800  Çankaya/Ankara
Turkey
aysen.alayvural@tarimorman.gov.tr Other: Coordinator of Fruit and Organic Agriculture Research Group  
Turkey Mr Adnan Dogan Atatürk Horticultural Central Research Institute
PK 15
77102 Yalova
Turkey
Tel: (90) 226 814 2520-21
adnan.dogan@tarimorman.gov.tr
Plant breeder  
Turkey Mr Mehmet Tutar Aegean Agricultural Research Institute
Canakkale Road No. 57PO Box 9 Menemen
35672 Izmir
Turkey
Tel: (90) 232 846 13 31
mehmet.tutar@tarim.gov.tr
Plant breeder  
United Kingdom Ms Helen Cockerton National Institute of Agricultural Botony (East Malling Research)


United Kingdom
Helen.Cockerton@emr.ac.uk   
United Kingdom Ms Felicidad Fernández Fernández
Contact person
NIAB EMR
New Road
ME19 6BJ East Malling, Kent
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 1732 523739
Fax: (44) 1732 8427970
Felicidad.Fernandez@emr.ac.uk
  
United Kingdom Mr Richard Harrison National Institute of Agricultural Botony (East Malling Research)


United Kingdom
Richard.Harrison@emr.ac.uk   
United Kingdom Ms Susan McCallum James Hutton Institute


United Kingdom
Susan.McCallum@hutton.ac.uk