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Sustainable use of potato crop wild relatives (CWR) and development of a pre-breeding core collection with key climate change-related traits

Grant No
Project Description
This project combined favorable characteristics, such as Blight tolerance and bacterial wilt resistance, and adaptation to climate change from potato crop wild relatives into new potato germplasm. Capacity building of manual crossing techniques was also included in this project.
Institute Name
International Potato Center, Peru (CIP)
Institute Country
List of Countries
  • Peru
  • Uruguay
  • Brazil
Crop Seed or Veg type Acc collected Acc regenerated Acc sent to CG Acc introduced to genebank Acc sent to Svalbard
Potato 0 0 0 0 0
Program Name
Crop Wild Relatives
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)
Start Date
1st of December 2013
End Date
31st of December 2016
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