Carrot

EVA Carrot Network

The EVA Carrot network is one of three vegetable networks currently functional within EVA. It builds on the experience and expertise of the ECPGR Umbellifer Crops Working Group and the French Daucus network, a successful public private partnership aimed at preservation and use of local carrot genetic resources.  

Within the EVA network, carrot accessions from genebanks across Europe will be genotyped and evaluated in laboratory and field trials for a number of traits of interest for carrot breeding, including agronomic and quality characteristics as well as resistance or tolerance to important pests affecting carrot production. Network partners provide their complementary expertise and capacity and together generate datasets that will help identify interesting materials among the evaluated accessions to be included in future breeding activities.

Network Partners

 

Company 

Genebank 

Research institute 

Country 

Institute 

 

 

France 

OBS Innovation

 

 

France, Netherlands 

Rijk Zwaan France SARL 

 

 

France 

Takii France S.A. 

 

 

France 

Vilmorin & CIE 

 

 

Italy 

Carosem GmbH 

 

 

Portugal 

Sementes Vivas 

 

 

France 

Agrocampus Ouest 

 

 

Germany 

Julius-Kuehn-Institut (JKI) 

 

Portugal 

Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV) 

10 

 

 

Spain 

Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón (CITA) 

11 

 

 

Sweden 

Nordic Genetic Resource Center (NordGen) 

12 

 

United Kingdom 

University of Warwick/Warwich Crop Centre 

13 

 

 

Netherlands 

Bejo seeds 

14 

 

 

Netherlands 

BASF vegetable seeds/Nunhems 

Meetings

May 2020
The first virtual meeting to substitute for an in-person project meeting originally planned for 13-14 May 2020 in Angers, France, was held on 11 May 2020 on MS Teams. Fourteen project partners joined the online meeting and contributed to animated discussions on how to advance the EVA Carrot project. [more info]

Related Information

ECPGR Working Groups

Contact details

  • Sandra Goritschnig - EVA Coordinator  Email
The EVA project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
for the period 2019-2022.