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Country Iran Capital : Tehran

The Crop Trust has supported 2 projects in Iran

  1. Barley: The Centre for Sustainable Development (CENESTA) in collaboration with the Iranian genebank and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) characterized and evaluated 160 barley accessions in their own field and management conditions. The project was aimed at integrating farmers’ characterization and evaluation data, of important germplasm collections with already existing information to enable the identification of more appropriate germplasm for use by farmers and breeders in developing varieties adapted to climate change.
  2. Wheat: The Centre for Sustainable Development (CENESTA), through a farmer’s group and in collaboration with the Iranian genebank and ICARDA characterized and evaluated 160 wheat accessions for a number of agro-mophorlogical characters in their own field and management conditions. The project was aimed at integrating farmers’ characterization and evaluation data of important germplasm collections with already existing information and help to identify more appropriate germplasm for use by farmers and breeders in developing varieties adapted to climate change.