Wheat Working Group

An inventory of activities carried out by our members and partners in Europe on genebank material.

Country: France

Name of Genebank/Institute  INRA, Genetic Resources Centre on small grains cereals, Clermont-Ferrand
ContactFrançois Balfourier
CropsBread wheat
TopicsCharacterization: Exploiting the INRA genetic resource collection to introduce new diversity into the French elite germplasm
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Country: Switzerland

Name of Genebank/InstituteResearch Station Agroscope Changins-Wädenswil ACW, Research Departement in Arable Crop Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources
ContactBeate Schierscher-Viret
Crops (and topics)
  • Wheat (breeding)
  • Soyabean (breeding)
  • Cereals and vegetative crops (characterization and regeneration)
  • Barley, local Swiss varieties (characterization)
  • Spelt (characterization)
  • Wheat, local Swiss varieties (characterization)
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Country: United Kingdom

Name of Genebank/Institute  John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich
ContactMike Ambrose
TopicsGermplasm collections; characterization of landraces, landrace selections and early cultivars
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