The ECP/GR Minor Fruit Trees Database

Summary
The European Central Minor Fruit Trees Database is maintained by the Horticulture Department - University of Florence, Italy. It was developed in the frame of the GEN RES 29 EC Project on "Conservation, evaluation, exploitation and collection of minor fruit tree species" (1996-99) and it holds information on 1381 accessions of 16 underutilized fruit tree species (fig, pomegranate, Japanese persimmon, loquat, cactus pear, quince, European chestnut, pistachio, strawberry tree, cornelian cherry, medlar, jujube, azerole, sorb-service tree, mulberry tree and carob tree), both in situ and ex situ by 11 institutions of France, Greece, Italy and Spain.

Author
Edgardo Giordani (Database manager)

Organization
European Cooperative Programme for Crop Genetic Resources Networks

Publisher
GEN RES 29 EC Project on "Conservation, evaluation, exploitation and collection of minor fruit tree species" (1996-99)

Group
Databases

File type
Web Page

Topic
BIOLOGY

Related topics
INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND ETHNOBOTANY, MANAGEMENT OF PLANT BIODIVERSITY

Keywords
agrobiodiversity, biotechnology, breeding-plant, conservation-ex situ/ off farm, conservation-in situ/ on, genetic diversity as resource, genetic resources

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The ECP/GR Minor Fruit Trees Database external link


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