85 ECPGR Malus/Pyrus Working Group Members

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Chair: Marc Lateur m.lateur@cra.wallonie.be   
Albania Ms Frida Çarka Gene Bank of Albania
Agricultural University of Tirana
Koder-Kamez
 Tirana
Albania
Tel: (355) 684030621
fcarka@yahoo.com
Crop specialist  
Albania Ms Tatjana Kokaj Institute of Plant Genetic Resources. Agricultural University of Tirana

 Tirana
Albania
tatjanakokai@hotmail.com Genebank Curator  
Armenia Mr Hovik Hovhannisyan 'Noratunk' CJSC
Kotayk marz
2210 Arinje, Yerevan
Armenia
Tel: (374) 91200277
Fax: (374) 10626002
noratunk@yandex.ru
  
Austria Mr Lothar Wurm Institut für Obstbau
HBLA und Bundesamt für Wein- und Obstbau
Wienerstrasse 74
3400 Klosterneuburg
Austria
Tel: (43) 2243 37910 330
Fax: (43) 2243 26705
lothar.wurm@weinobst.at
Crop specialist  
Azerbaijan Ms Dilshad Bayramova Institute of Genetic Resources
National Academy of Sciences
155, Azadlig ave.
AZ1106 Baku
Azerbaijan
Tel: (994) 50 3194370
Fax: (994) 12 4499221
bairamova-dilshad@mail.ru
Crop specialist  
Belarus Mr Stanislau Grib Research and Practical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Arable Farming
Timiryazev str. 1
222160 Zhodino, Minsk region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 29 6264058
Fax: (375) 1775 37066
belgenbank@mail.ru
Policy and law  
Belarus Ms Zoya Kazlouskaya The Republican Research and Production Unitary Enterprise "Institute of Fruit Growing"
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
2 Kovalev str.
223013 Samokhvalovichy, Minsk region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 17 5066638
Fax: (375) 17 5066140
zoya-kozlovskaya@tut.by
Genebank curator, Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Belarus Ms Nadzeya Khamiakova The Republican Research and Production Unitary Enterprise "Institute for Fruit Growing"
The national Academy of Sciences of Belarus
2 Kovalev str.
 Samokhvalovichy, Minsk region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 175066638
Fax: (375) 175066140
selection@belsad.by
Information/Documentation  
Belarus Ms Galina Marudo The Republican Research and Production Unitary Enterprise "Institute for Fruit Growing"
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
2 Kovalev str.
 Samokhvalovichy, Minsk region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 175066638
Fax: (375) 175066140
selection@belsad.by
Information/Documentation  
Belarus Ms Volga Yakimovich The Repuboican Research and Production Unitary Enterprise "Institute of Fruit Growing"
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
2 Kovalev Str.
223013 Samokhvalovichy, Minsk region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 175066638
Fax: (375) 175066140
selection@belsad.by
Crop specialist, Information/Documentation, Plant breeder  
Belgium Mr Marc Lateur
Chair
Centre Wallon de Recherches Agronomiques (CRA-W)
Department of Life Sciences, Breeding & Biodiversity Unit
Bâtiment Emile Marchal, Rue de Liroux 4
5030 Gembloux
Belgium
Tel: (32) 81 620333 (direct: +32-81 620314)
Fax: (32) 81 620349
m.lateur@cra.wallonie.be
 Confirmed as Chair for Phase X in March 2019 
Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Gordana Ðuriċ
Contact person
University of Banja Luka, Institute of Genetic Resources
University of Banjaluka
Univerzitetski grad, Bulevar vojvode Petra Bojovića 1A
78000 Banjaluka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: (387) 51 348080
Fax: (387) 51 312818
gordana.djuric@igr.unibl.org
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr Fuad Gasi Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
University Sarajevo
Zmaja od Bosne 8
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: (387) 33 225727
Fax: (387) 33 667429
f.gasi@ppf.unsa.ba
Crop specialist  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Mirela Kajkut Zeljković Genetic Resources Institute
University of Banja Luka
 Banjaluka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
mirela.kajkut@gri.unibl.org Crop specialist  
Bulgaria Ms Ana Nikolaeva Matova Fruit Growing Institute
12 Ostromila Str.
4004 Plovdiv
Bulgaria
Tel: (359) 32 670808
matova_@hotmail.com
Crop specialist  
Croatia Mr Danijel Čiček Croatian Centre for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Institute of Pomology
Gorice 68b
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel: (385) 1 4646582
danijel.cicek@hcphs.hr
Crop specialist  
Croatia Mr Goran Fruk University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
Svetošimunska 25
HR-10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel: (385) 1 2393842
gfruk@agr.hr
Genebank Curator  
Croatia Mr Tomislav Jemrić Faculty of Agriculture
University of Zagreb
Svetošimunska 25
1000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel: (385) 1 2393612
tjemric@agr.hr
Crop specialist  
Croatia Ms Mira Radunić Institute for Adriatic Crops and Karst Reclamation
Put Duilova 11
HR-21000 Split
Croatia
Tel: (385) 21434468
Mira.Radunic@krs.hr
Crop specialist  
Croatia Mr Predrag Vujević Croatian Centre for Agricultre, Food and Rural Affairs
Institute of Pomology
Gorice 68b
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel: (385) 1 4646550
predrag.vujevic@hcphs.hr
Genebank curator  
Croatia Mr Dominik Vuković Agricultural Institute Osijek
Drinska 16
HR-31000 Osijek
Croatia
Tel: (385) 31515552
dominik.vukovic@poljinos.hr
Information/Documentation  
Czech Republic Mr Boris Krška Insttute of Pomology - Výzkumný a šlechtitelský ústav ovocnářský Holovousy s.r.o.
Výzkumný a šlechtitelský ústav ovocnářský Holovousy s.r.o.

507 51  Holovousy v Podkrkonoší
Czech Republic
Tel: (420) 493 691 066
Boris.KRSKA@vsuo.cz
Genebank Curator  
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
Crop specialist  
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
  
Estonia Ms Ave Kikas Estonian University of Life Sciences
Polli Horticultural Research Centre
Uus 2, Polli
69108 Viljandimaa
Estonia
Tel: (372) 7313581
ave.kikas@emu.ee
Genebank Curator  
Estonia Mr Toivo Univer Estonian University of Life Sciences
Polli Horticultural Research Centre
Uus 2
69108 Polli
Estonia
Tel: (372) 7313586
toivo.univer@emu.ee
Plant breeder  
Estonia Ms Kristine Volens
Contact person
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Polli Horticultural Research Centre
Uus 2, Polli
69108 Viljandimaa
Estonia
Tel: (372) 51915950
kristine.volens@emu.ee
Crop specialist, Information/Documentation  
Finland Ms Marja Aaltonen Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Plant Production Research, Animale
Tietotie
FI-31600 Jokioinen
Finland
Tel: (358) 29 5317107
marja.aaltonen@luke.fi
Crop specialist  
Finland Ms Jaana Laamanen Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Plant Production Research, Horticulture
Antinniementie 1
FI-41330 Vihtavuori
Finland
Tel: (358) 29 5317423
jaana.laamanen@luke.fi
Genebank curator  
France Ms Caroline Denancé IRHS - INRAe - Bâtiment B
42, rue Georges MorelBP 60057
49071 BEAUCOUZE Cedex
France
Tel: (33) (0)2 41 22 57 85
caroline.denance@inrae.fr
Crop specialist  
France Mr Charles-Eric Durel IRHS - INRAe
42, rue Georges Morel - Batiment BPB60057
49071 Beaucouze cedex
France
Tel: (33) (0) 241225759
charles-eric.durel@inrae.fr
Crop specialist  
France Ms Laurence Feugey
Contact person
Institut de Recherche en Horticulture et Semences
UMR1345 (INRAe/Agrocampus-ouest/Université d`Angers) Centre Angers-Nantes
42 rue Georges Morel - BP 60057
49071 Beaucouzé cedex
France
Tel: (33) (0) 2 41225753
Fax: (33) (0) 2 41225755
laurence.feugey@inrae.fr
Crop specialist  
France Mr Arnaud Guyader IRHS - INRAe - Bâtiment B
42, rue Georges MorelBP 60057
49071 BEAUCOUZE Cedex
France
Tel: (33) (0)2 41 22 57 54
arnaud.guyader@inrae.fr
Genebank curator  
France Mr François Laurens IRHS - INRAe - Bâtiment B
BP 60057
49071 Beaucouzé cedex
France
Tel: (33) 241225763
Fax: (33) 241225755
francois.laurens@inrae.fr
Crop specialist  
Georgia Mr Zviad Bobokashvili Scientific Research Center of Agriculture
6, Marshal Gelovani Ave.
0159 Tbilisi
Georgia
Tel: (995) 32 2053500
Fax: (995-32) 291842
bobokashvili@hotmail.com
  
Germany Mr Henryk Flachowsky Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Federal Research Institute for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Breeding Research on Fruit Crops
Pillnitzer Platz 3a
01326 Dresden
Germany
Tel: (49) 351 2616215
Fax: (49) 351 2616215
henryk.flachowsky@julius-kuehn.de
  
Germany Ms Monika Höfer
Contact person
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  
Germany Mr Andreas Peil Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI) - Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants
Institut für Züchtungsforschung an gartenbaulichen Kulturen und Obst
Pillnitzer Platz 3a
D-01326 Dresden
Germany
Tel: (49) 3512616228
Fax: (49) 3512616213
andreas.peil@julius-kuehn.de
Plant breeder  
Greece Mr Thomas Sotiropoulos
Contact person
Hellenic Agricultural Organization-DEMETER, Directorate General of Agricultural Research
Agricultural Research Centre of Northern Greece, Pomology Institute

59200 Naoussa
Greece
Tel: (30) 2332041548
Fax: (30) 2332041178
thosotir@otenet.gr
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist  
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
Crop specialist, Plant breeder, other: pant breeding for disease resistance, genomics  
Hungary Ms Éva Gyürki National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre (NARIC)
Vadastag 2
H-4244 Újfehertó
Hungary
Tel: (36) 70 902 8280
eva.gyurki2@gmail.com
Information/Documentation  
Hungary Ms Ildikó Király Kecskemét College
Erdei Ferenc tér 1-3
H-6000 Kecskemét
Hungary
Tel: (36) 30 4952798
kiraly.ildiko@kvk.uni-neumann.hu
Crop specialist  
Hungary Ms Gitta Kocsisné Molnár University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty

H-8360 Keszthely
Hungary
Tel: (36) 30 5969083
kmgitta@hotmail.com
Plant breeder  
Hungary Mr Zsolt Szaní National Food Chain Safety Office
Keleti Károly u. 24
H-1024 Budapest
Hungary
Tel: (36) 1/3369307
szanizs@nebih.gov.hu
Genebank Curator  
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
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist  
Israel Mr Doron Holland Newe Ya'ar Research Center
Agricultural Research Organisation
P.O. Box 1021
30095 Ramat Yishay
Israel
Tel: (972-4) 9539528; 0506220771
vhhollan@agri.gov.il
Crop specialist  
Italy Mr Mauro Bergamaschi Council for Research in Agriculture and Economics, Research Centre for Olive, Fruit and Citrus (CREA-OFA)
Via La Canapona, 1 bis, Magliano
47121 Forlì
Italy
Tel: (371) 63722294
Fax: (371) 63781718
mauro.bergamaschi@crea.gov.it
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, Information/Documentation, Plant breeder  
Latvia Ms Laila Ikase Institute of Horticulture, LUA
Graudu 1
3701 Dobele
Latvia
Tel: (371) 63722294
Fax: (371) 637 81718
laila.ikase@llu.lv
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  
Lithuania Mr Vidmantas Bendokas Department of Orchard Plant Genetics and Biotechnology
, Institute of Horticulture, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry


Lithuania
Tel: (370) 37 555 224
Fax: (370) 37555176
v.bendokas@lsdi.lt
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Lithuania Mr Bronislovas Gelvonauskis Plant Gene Bank
Stoties str. 2, Akademija
58343 Akademija, Kedainiai district
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 347 37289
Fax: (370) 347 37002
bronislovas.gelvonauskis@amvmt.lt
Policy and law  
Montenegro Ms Biljana Lazovic Biotechnical Faculty
University of Montenegro
Mihaila Lalica 1
81000 Podgorica
Montenegro
Tel: (382) 69306323; 30312157
Fax: (382) 30312718
biljanal@t-com.me
Crop specialist  
Netherlands Mr Willem van Dooijeweert Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands (CGN)
Wageningen University and Research Centre
P.O. Box 16
6700 AA Wageningen
Netherlands
Tel: (31-317) 480917
Fax: (31-317) 423110
willem.vandooijeweert@wur.nl
Genebank Curator  
North Macedonia Mr Bojan Popovski Faculty for Agricultural Sciences and Food
Bul Aleksandar Makedonski, bb
1000 Skopje
North Macedonia
Tel: (389-2) 3115277
Fax: (389-2) 3130310
bojanp_mk@yahoo.com
  
Norway Mr Dag Røen Graminor AS
Njøsavegen 5
6863 Leikanger
Norway
Tel: (47) 975 24065
dag.roen@graminor.no
Plant breeder  
Poland Mr Mariusz Chojnowski Research Institute of Horticulture
Konstytucji 3 Maja 1/3
96-100 Skierniewice
Poland
Tel: (48) 46 8346721
Fax: (48) 46 8333186
mariusz.chojnowski@inhort.pl
Information/Documentation  
Poland Mr Grzegorz Hodun Research Institute of Horticultre
Konstytucji 3 Maja 1/3
96-100 Skierniewice
Poland
Tel: (48) 46 8345216
Fax: (48) 46 8333186
grzegorz.hodun@inhort.pl
Genebank curator, Crop specialist, Information/documentation  
Poland Ms Dorota Kruczynska Reserach Institute of Horticulture
Konstytucji 3 Maja 1/3
96-100 Skierniewice
Poland
Tel: (48) 46 8345448
Fax: (48) 46 8333186
Dorota.Kruczynska@inhort.pl
Genebank curator, Crop specialist, Information/Documentation  
Poland Mr Mariusz Lewandowski Research Institute of Horticulture
Konstytucji 3 Maja 1/3
96-100 Skierniewice
Poland
Tel: (48) 46 8345410
Fax: (48) 8333186
mariusz.lewandowski@inhort.pl
Plant breeder  
Poland Mr Marcin Zaczyński Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute (IHAR)
National Research Institute, National Centre for Plant Genetic Resources
Radzików
05-870 Blonie
Poland
Tel: (48) 22 7334640
Fax: (48)22 7254715
m.zaczynski@ihar.edu.pl
Information/documentation  
Poland Ms Elzbieta Zygała Arboretum and Institute of Physiography in Bolestraszyce
POB 471
37-700 Przemysl
Poland
Tel: (48) 16 6716425
Fax: (48) 16 6716425
arboretum@poczta.onet.pl
Genebank curator, Crop specialist, Information/documentation  
Portugal Mr Miguel  Leão
Contact person
Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Polo de Alcobaça
Estrada de Leiria
2460-059 Alcobaça
Portugal
Tel: (3510 262590680
miguel.leao@iniav.pt
Crop specialist  
Portugal Ms Arminda Lopes Estação Agrária de Viseu
Quinta de Fontelo
3504-504 Viseu
Portugal
Tel: (351) 232467238
arminda.lopes@drapc.min-agricultura.pt
Crop specialist  
Romania Ms Mădălina Militaru Research Institute for Fruit Growing (RIFG) Pitesti
OP1, CP73
110006 Pitesti, Arges County
Romania
Tel: (40) 248 278066
Fax: (40) 248 278477
office@icdp-pitesti.ro
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Romania Ms Silvia Strãjeru Banca de Resurse Genetice Vegetale Suceava
Bulevardul 1 Mai nr. 17
720224 Suceava
Romania
Tel: (40) 230 521016
Fax: (40) 230 521016
svgenebank@upcmail.ro
Policy and law  
Russian Federation Mr Artem Sorokin N.I.Vavilov Research Institute,of Plant Industry (VIR)
Bolshaya Morskaya Street 42-44
190000 St. Petersburg
Russia
Tel: (7-812) 3119901
a.sorokin@vir.nw.ru
  
Serbia Mr Zoran Keserovic
Contact person
Faculty of Agriculture
Institute for Fruit Growing & Viticulture
Sq. Dositej Obradovic 8
21000 Novi Sad
Serbia
Tel: (381) 21 4853253
kzoran@polj.uns.ac.rs
Plant breeder  
Slovenia Mr Boštjan Godec Agricultural Institute of Slovenia
Hacquetova ulica 17
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 1 2805262
Fax: (386) 1 2805255
bostjan.godec@kis.si
Crop specialist  
Slovenia Ms Metka Hudina Biotehniška fakulteta/Biotechnical Faculty
University of Ljubljana
Jamnikarjeva 101
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 1 3203142
Fax: (386) 1 4231088
metka.hudina@bf.uni-lj.si
Crop specialist  
Slovenia Mr Gregor Osterc University of Ljubljana
Biotechnical Faculty
Jamnikarjeva 101
 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 1 3203145
Fax: (386) 1 4231088
gregor.osterc@bf.uni-lj.si
Genebank curator  
Spain Mr Enrique Dapena De La Fuente Programa de Investigación de Fruticulture
Area de Cultivos Hortofutricolas y forestales, SERIDA
Apdo. 13
33300 Villaviciosa (Asturias)
Spain
Tel: (34) 985 890066
Fax: (34) 985 891854
enriquedf@serida.org
Genebank curator  
Sweden Ms Larisa Gustavsson Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sundsvägen, 14Box 101
230 53 Alnarp
Sweden
Tel: (46) 40 415163
Larisa.Gustavsson@slu.se
Other: researcher and geneticist  
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
Genebank curator, Crop specialist  
Sweden Mr Kjell-Åke Lundblad Nordic Genetic Resource Center
PO Box 41
 Alnarp
Sweden
Tel: (46) 40 53 66 47
Fax: (46) 40 53 66 50
kjellake.lundblad@nordgen.org
Information/Documentation  
Sweden Ms Hilde Nybom Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Dept of Plant Breeding
Fjälkestadsvägen 459Fjälkestadsvägen 459
29194 Kristianstad
Sweden
Tel: (46) 703444369
hilde.nybom@slu.se
Plant breeder  
Sweden Mr Jens Weibull Swedish Board of Agriculture
Plant Regulations Unit at the Plant and Control Department
PO Box 12
SE-230 53 Jönköping
Sweden
Tel: (46) 36155864
jens.weibull@jordbruksverket.se
Policy and law  
Switzerland Mr Christian  Eigenmann Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 17 04
Fax: (41) 58 462 2634
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Mr Markus Hardegger Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 464 98 51
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
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 Markus Kellerhals
Contact person
Agroscope Changins-Wädenswil (ACW)
Schloss 1, Postfach
CH-8820 Wädenswil
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 44 7836242
Fax: (41) 44 7836305
markus.kellerhals@agroscope.admin.ch
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Switzerland Mr Hanspeter Kreis Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 13 36
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Ukraine Mr Mykola Kucher Institute for Pomology nd. a. L.P. Symyrenko
Mlivv
 Cherkasy reg.
Ukraine
l59v03v15@yandex.ru   
United Kingdom Ms Felicidad Fernández Fernández NIAB EMR
New Road
ME19 6BJ East Malling, Kent
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 1732 523739
Fax: (44) 1732 8427970
Felicidad.Fernandez@emr.ac.uk
Plant breeder  
United Kingdom Mr Matthew Ordidge School of Agriculture, Policy and Development
University of Reading

 Whiteknights RG6 6AS
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 7789731785
m.ordidge@reading.ac.uk
Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation  
United Kingdom Mr Chris Turnbull University of Reading
WhiteknightsPOB 217
RG6 6AH Reading, Berkshire
United Kingdom
c.j.turnbull@reading.ac.uk Information/Documentation