Name of project:TREEBREEDEX: a working model network of tree improvement for competitive, multifunctional and sustainable European forestry
Number:EC 026076
Year:2006 - 2011
Provider:Global programs - European Commission
Researcher foreign:Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Olivet, Francie

Description of project

Subject of this project presents the creation of a European Virtual Tree Breeding Centre with aim: 1) to foster co-operation and complementarity among research teams, 2) to enhance the excellence level of Research and Development activities across Europe, 3) to progressively integrate tree improvement research into co-operative programmes activities, 4) to open infrastructures to a larger scientific community in forestry and agriculture (ornamentals, fruit trees) and more broadly in biology including pharmacology, medicine.