The CIOPORA Crop Section (CS) Gypsophila is expanding its activities to all cut flowers (except cut rose) and invites all cut flower breeders to join.
The kick-off meeting of the enlarged interest group will take place at the premises of IFTF 2018 in Vijfhuizen at 17:30 on November 6. The tentative agenda of the meeting includes discussion of the joint enforcement activities, presentation of the Gypsophila DNA Database project and a report on the CIOPORA mission to China.
We invite all interested cut flower breeders, both CIOPORA members and non-members, to RSVP to the CIOPORA office by October 24.
CIOPORA Crop Sections are the association’s crop-specific interest groups. Such groups serve as a platform for joint projects, enforcement activities, as well as analysis and reporting of the crop-specific challenges. The CS Gypsophila has successfully completed its task in creating a gypsophila DNA database. With the launch of the expanded CS Cut Flowers, CIOPORA is aiming at a further development of its knowledge and capacities in cut flowers and receiving input as to the Plant Variety Protection for such crops directly from breeders.
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