Country Portugal Capital : Lisbon

The Crop Trust has supported 2 projects in Portugal

  1. Faba BeanThe Crop Trust supported the Instituto Nacional dos Recursos Biológicos (INRB) to regenerate and characterize 31 faba bean accessions with the objective of rescuing threatened diversity and enhancing use of the crop. 32 accessions are safety duplicated in Centro di Recursos Fitogeneticos, Spain.
  2. Wheat: The Crop Trust supported the Instituto Nacional de Investigacao Agraria in Portugal to evaluate wheat genotypes for tolerance to heat and drought by looking at growth and physiological traits under stressful conditions with the aim of identifying genetic variability that can be used in the development of varieties adapted to heat and drought.