55 ECPGR Solanaceae Working Group Members

Email Distribution List
Chair: Willem van Dooijeweert willem.vandooijeweert@wur.nl   
Albania Mr Belul Gixhari Institute of Plant Genetic Resources, Albanian Gene Bank
Agricultural University of Tirana
Rruga `Siri KODRA`
 Tirana
Albania
Tel: (355) 67 2883637
agb08dokument@gmail.com
Crop specialist  
Albania Mr Sokrat Jani Institute of Plant Genetic Resources - Agricultural University of Tirana
Rruga `Siri KODRA`
 Tirana
Albania
Tel: (355) 694053803
Fax: (355) 42235381
sokratjani@yahoo.com
Crop specialist Member from 09-03-2018 to 21-02-2020 
Armenia Ms Karine Sarikyan Scientific Center of Vegetable and Industrial Crops
Ministry of Agriculture
Ararat Marz, Darakert Community
808 Ararat region
Armenia
Tel: (374-94) 867030
Karuine_Sarikyan@mail.ru
  
Austria Mr Paul Freudenthaler Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
Department for Plant Genetic Resources
Wieningerstrasse 8
4020 Linz
Austria
Tel: (43) (0) 50 555 41200
Fax: (43) (0) 50 555 41119
paul.freudenthaler@ages.at
Policy and law, Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation  
Austria Mr Wolfgang Palme Abteilung Gemüsebau, Höheren Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt für Gartenbau
Grünbergstrasse 24
1130 Wien
Austria
Tel: (43) (0) 1 8135950-331
Fax: (43) (0) 1 8135950-99
wolfgang.palme@gartenbau.at
Crop specialist  
Azerbaijan Ms Saida Sadaqat Sharifova Genetic Resources Institute
National Academy of Sciences
155, Azadlig ave.
AZ 1106 Baku
Azerbaijan
Tel: (994) 50 4108205
Fax: (994) 12 4499221
saidasharifzade@yahoo.com
Crop specialits, Other: biotechnologist  
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 Mr Leanid Mishyn Belarus Research Institute of Vegetable Growing

220013 v. Samohvalovicshy, Minsk Region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 175066108
office@belniio.by
Genebank curator, Plant breeder  
Bulgaria Ms Veselina Banova Masheva Institute of Plant Genetic Resources - Sadovo
2 Droujba str.
 Sadovo, Plovdiv region
Bulgaria
Tel: (359) 878613750
vesi_masheva@yahoo.com
Genebank curator, Crop specialist, Information/documentation  
Croatia Mr Tomislav Vinković Faculty of Agriculture in Osijek
Kralja Petra Svačića 1d
31000 Osijek
Croatia
Tel: (385) 31554889
Fax: (385) 31554853
tomislav.vinkovic@pfos.hr
Crop specialist  
Cyprus Mr Angelos Kyratzis Agricultural Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment
P.O. Box 22016
1516 Lefkosia
Cyprus
Tel: (357) 22 403131
Fax: (357) 22 316770
a.kyratzis@arinet.ari.gov.cy
Genebank curator  
Czech Republic Ms Helena Stavělíková Crop Research Institute, Genetic Resources for Vegetables, Medicinal and Special Plants
Šlechtitelů 29
783 71 Olomouc
Czech Republic
Tel: (420) 585 208 965
Fax: (420) 585 209 969
stavelikova@genobanka.cz
Genebank curator  
Estonia Ms Külli Annamaa
Contact person
Estonian Crop Research Institute (ECRI)
J. Aamisepa 1
48309 Jõgeva
Estonia
Tel: (372) 7768372
Fax: (372) 776 6902
kylli.annamaa@etki.ee
Genebank Curator  
Estonia Ms Ingrid Bender Estonian Crop Research Institute (ECRI)
J. Aamisepa 1, Jõgeva alevik
48309 Jõgeva
Estonia
Tel: (372) 77 66909
Fax: (372) 77 66902
ingrid.bender@etki.ee
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
France Mr Jérémy Salinier
Contact person
INRA, Génétique et Amélioration des Fruits et Légumes
UR 1052 Domaine St Maurice, Allée des Chênes
 CS 60094F-84143 Montfavet cedex
France
Tel: (33) 432722719
Fax: (33) 432722702
jeremy.salinier@inrae.fr
Genebank Curator  
Germany Ms Ulrike Lohwasser Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)
Corrensstr. 3
06466 Seeland OT Gatersleben
Germany
Tel: (49) 39482 5282
Fax: (49) 39482 5155
lohwasse@ipk-gatersleben.de
Genebank curator  
Greece Mr Andreas Doulis Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Institute for Olive Tree, Subtropical Crops & Viticulture
POBox 2228
 Heraklion
Greece
Tel: (30) 2810 302316
Fax: (30) 2810 245873
andreas.doulis@nagref-her.gr
Plant breeder  
Greece Mr Apostolos Kalyvas Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Plant Breeding & Phytogenetic Resources Institute

57001 Thermi, Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 471544 (ext 107)
Fax: (30) 2310 473024
kalyvas@ipgrb.gr
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Greece Mr Athanasios Mavromatis Dept. of Agricultural Crop Production and Rural Environment
University of Thessaly
Fytokoy St, - N. Ionia
384 46 Volos
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 998784
amavromat@agro.auth.gr
Plant breeder  
Greece Ms Ifigeneia Mellidou
Contact person
Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER. Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources.
PO Box 238
57001 Thermi, Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310471544
Fax: (30) 2310473024
ifimellidou@gmail.com
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Greece Ms Georgia Ntatsi Agricultural University of Athens
Iera odos 75
 Athens
Greece
Tel: (30) 2105294532
Fax: (30) 2105294504
ntatsi@aua.gr
Crop specialist  
Israel Mr Yonatan Elkind The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment
POB 12
76100 Rehovot
Israel
elkind@agri.huji.ac.il Crop specialist  
Italy  Teodoro Cardi Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economica agraria. Centro di Ricerca orticoltura e florovivaismo
Via Cavalleggeri, 25
84098 Pontecagnano Faiano (SA)
Italy
Tel: 0039 (89) 386201
teodoro.cardi@crea.gov.it
Crop specialist, Plant Breeder, Policy and law  
Italy Mr Gaetano Laghetti CNR-Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources
National Research Council (CNR)
Via Amendola 165/A
70126 Bari
Italy
Tel: (39) 080 5583400 ext 202
Fax: (39) 080 5587566
gaetano.laghetti@ibbr.cnr.it
Crop specialist, Other: PGR, geneticist, statistics  
Latvia Ms Liga Lepse Institute of Horticulture
Grandu iela 1, Ceriņi, Krimūnu pagasts
3701 Dobeles novads
Latvia
Tel: (371) 26185596
Fax: (371) 63191122
liga.lepse@llu.lv
Crop specialist  
Netherlands Mr Willem van Dooijeweert
Chair
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 Confirmed as Chair for Phase X in January 2019 
North Macedonia Ms Gordana Popsimonova International Cooperation
Institute of Agriculture-Skopje
Bul Aleksandar Makedonski bb
1000 Skopje
North Macedonia
Tel: (389)23230910 / 23222015
Fax: (389) 2 3114283
gpopsimonova@yahoo.com
  
Poland Mr Slawomir Bocian PlantiCo Hodowla i Nasiennictwo Ogrodnicze Golebiew sp. z o.o.
Golebiew Nowy 1
99-300 Kutno
Poland
Tel: (48) 24 2542498
sbocian@plantico.pl
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 Ms Katarzyna Niemirowicz-Szczytt Department of Plant Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology
Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW
Ul. Nowoursynowska 159
02 776 Warzawa
Poland
Tel: (48) 22 5932169
Fax: (48) 22 5932151
katarzyna_niemirowicz@sggw.pl
Plant breeder  
Poland Ms Marzena Nowakowska Research Institute of Horticulture
Department of Genetic, Breeding and Biotechnology of Vegetable Crops
ul. Rybickiego 15/17
96-100 Skierniewice
Poland
Tel: (48) 46 8334193
marzena.nowakowska@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  
Portugal Ms Filomena Rocha
Contact person
Banco Português de Germoplasma Vegetal
INIAV
Quinta de S. José. S, Pedro de MerelimQuinta de S. José - S. Pedro de Merlim
4700-589 Braga
Portugal
Tel: (351) 253198730
filomena.rocha@iniav.pt
Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation  
Romania Ms Silvia Ambaruş Vegetable Research and Development Station Bacau
Calea Birladului Street, No. 220
600388 Bacau
Romania
Tel: (40) 234 544963;
Fax: (40) 234 517370
sclbac@legumebac.ro
Plant breeder  
Romania Mr Petre Marian Brezeanu STAŢIUNEA DE CERCETARE - DEZVOLTARE PENTRU LEGUMICULTURĂ BACĂU
Research and Development Station for Vegetables Bacau
Calea Bârladului, No. 220
600388 Bacău
Romania
Tel: (40) 769067351
Fax: (40) 234/517370
brezeanumarian@yahoo.com
Genebank curator  
Romania Mr Dan Giurcã National Genebank Suceava
1 May Avenue, No. 17
720224 Suceava
Romania
Tel: (40) 230521016
Fax: (40) 230 521016
svgenebank@upcmail.ro
Genebank curator  
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  
Romania Mr Costel Vinatoru Research and Development Station for Vegetables Buzau
Mesteacanului Street, No. 23
 Buzau Town, Buzau County
Romania
Tel: (40) 238722560
Fax: (40)238722560
costel_vinatoru@yahoo.com
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Russian Federation Ms Irina Khrapalova N.I. Vavilov Research Institute of Plant Industry
Bolshaya Morskaya Str., 44
190000 St. Petersburg
Russia
Tel: (7-812) 5718539
Fax: (7-812) 5718762
i.khrapalova@vir.nw.ru
  
Serbia Mr Janko Červenski Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops
Maksima Gorkog 30
21000 Novi Sad
Serbia
Tel: (381) 21 4898350 ext 332
Fax: (381) 21 780198
janko.cervenski@nsseme.com
Plant breeder  
Serbia Mr Dario Danojević Institute of field and vegetable crops
Maksima Gorkog 30
21000 Novi Sad
Serbia
Tel: (381) 21 4898 359
dario.danojevic@nsseme.com
Plant breeder  
Serbia Mr Bogoljub Zečević
Contact person
Institute for Vegetable Crops
Karadjordjeva 71Karadjordjeva Str. 71
11420 Smederevska Palanka
Serbia
Tel: (381) 26 317 170
Fax: (381) 26 317 785
bzecevic@institut-palanka.co.rs
Plant breeder  
Slovakia Mr Szilárd Kása ZELSEED Ltd.

930 36 Horná Potôň 1269
Slovakia
Tel: (421) 31 5543316
Fax: (421) 31 5543389
kasa@zelseed.sk
Genebank curator  
Spain Mr Jaime Cebolla Cornejo Instituto de Conservación y Mejora de la Agrodiversidad Valenciana (COMAV)
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, ETS de Ingenieros Agrónomos. Dpto. de Biotecnología
Cno. de Vera, s.n., Ciudad Politecnica de la Innovacion, Acceso J, primera Planta
46022 Valencia
Spain
Tel: (34) 963879423
Fax: (34) 963879422
jaicecor@btc.upv.es
Crop specialist  
Spain Mr Jaime Prohens Tomás Instituto de Conservación y Mejora de la Agrodiversidad Valenciana (COMAV)
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV)
Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovacion, Acceso J. Primera Planta. Cno. de Vera s.n.
46022 Valencia
Spain
Tel: (34) 963 879423
Fax: (34) 963 879422
jprohens@btc.upv.es
Plant breeder (aubergine)  
Spain Mr Adrián Rodriguez-Burruezo Instituto de Conservación y Mejora de la Agrodiversidad Valenciana (COMAV)
Universitat Politécnica de Valencia
Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovacion, Acceso J, Primera Planta. Cno. de Vera s.n.
46022 Valencia
Spain
Tel: (34) 963879423
Fax: (34) 963879422
adrodbur@doctor.upv.es
Plant breeder (pepper)  
Spain Mr José Vicente Valcárcel Germes Instituto de Conservación y Mejora de la Agrodiversidad Valenciana (COMAV)
Universidad Politécnica Valencia
Camino de Vera s/n. Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovación, Acceso J.- Planta 0
46022 Valencia
Spain
Tel: (34) 963877268
Fax: (34) 963 879422
jvalcarc@btc.upv.es
Genebank curator  
Sweden Ms Annette Hägnefelt Nordic Genetic Resource Center (NordGen)
Smedjevägen 3PO Box 41
230 53 Alnarp
Sweden
Tel: (46) 760063425
Fax: (46) 40 53 66 50
annette.hagnefelt@nordgen.org
Genebank Curator, Crop specialis  
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 Mr Jens Weibull Swedish Board of Agriculture
Plant Regulations Unit at the Plant and Control Department
PO Box 12PO 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
Contact person
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  
Turkey Ms Lerzan Gül Aykas PGR Department
Aegean Agricultural Research Institute
Canakkale Road No. 57P.O. Box 9, Menemen
35672 Izmir
Turkey
Tel: (90-232) 8461331
Fax: (90-232) 8461107
lerzangul.aykas@tarimorman.gov.tr
Information/documentation  
Turkey Ms Sevgi Mutlu Aegean Agricultural Research Institute (AARI)
Canakkale Road No. 57P.O. Box 9
35672 Izmir
Turkey
Tel: (90) 232 8461331
Fax: (90) 232 8461107
sevgi.mutlu@tarim.gov.tr
Plant breeder