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A LIST OF SELECTED PROJECTS

  • Collecting of cultivated and crop wild relatives genetic resources and characterisation of selected genotypes, in China and Romania (2013 – 2014)


  • Identification of tolerant traditional vegetable genotypes to thermic, hydric and biotic stress, and that are suitable for biological and conservative agricultural systems (2011 – 2014)


  • Collecting local landraces of maize and small grain cereals (wheat, barley, rye, oat, millet and buckwheat) in South Eastern Europe (2009 – 2010)


  • >Genetic Structure of Dalmatian Sage (Salvia officinalis L.) Populations: A Model for a Collaborative Research on MAP genetic resources (2009 – 2010)


  • Regional collecting expedition and ex situ conservation of Trifolium pratense L., Festuca pratensis Huds., Medicago falcata L. and Dactylis glomerata L. (2009 – 2010)


  • Increasing the efficiency of using important local maize germplasm (2008 – 2011)


  • Diversity assessment and collecting of plant genetic resources in the North eastern Carpathian Mountains and Békés regions (2008 – 2009)


  • Avena genetic resources for quality in human consumption (2007 – 2010)


  • Regional collecting expedition and ex situ conservation of Trifolium pratense L. and Festuca pratensis Huds. (2007 – 2008)


  • Survey and collecting landraces conserved on-farm in western areas of Romania (Apuseni Mountains) (2007 – 2008)


  • Inventorying, collecting and providing access to flax and hemp genetic resources in the countries of South eastern Europe (2007 – 2008)


  • Explore traditional potato culture areas (2007)


  • Inventory of local populations of maize in Eastern Europe (2007)


  • European Crop Wild Relatives Diversity Assessment and Conservation Forum (2002 - 2005)


  • Survey of the genetic diversity of Romanian traditional crop varieties and landraces conserved on-farm (2002 - 2003)


  • Characterization of flax genetic resources in Europe and data transfer to the International Flax Database (2002 - 2003)


  • European PGR Information Infra-Structure (EPGRIS) (2000 - 2003)


  • Inventory of the Local Maize Landraces from Carpathian Mountains (2000 - 2002)


  • Evaluation and Conservation of Barley Genetic Resources to Improve their Accessibility to Breeders in Europe (1999 - 2002)


  • Support to the Romanian Programme on Plant Genetic Resources (2000 - 2001)


  • Comparative Study of the Physiological Changes in kernels of Secale cereale L., under Natural and Artificial Aging (1999 - 2000)


  • Characterization, Evaluation, Conservation, and Promoting the Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources in the Breeding Programs (1998 - 2000)

We collect, study and preserve plant genetic diversity for present and future utilization.