History

Year 1998. is considered as a beginning of intensive activities on Vitis PGR preservation. The activities on collecting, maintenance, characterization, evaluation and regeneration of Fruit and Vitis varieties were carried out in the framework of several national scientific projects financed by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia. This activities are also financed from other sources (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, and local governments), and also by our own budget, and other institutions, who are carrying out activities and taking care of the collections.

Mentioned activities today are financed from National program for preservation and sustainable using of PGR, SEEDNet (South East European Development Network on Plant Genetic Resources; seednet.geminova.net), and partially from local governments.


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