ALBANIA 2
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY Albania
INSTITUTION NAME Albania Gene Bank”
MAIN ADDRESS Agricultural University of Tirana; Tirana (Albania)

Tel: +355692112252

Email: gixharibelul@yahoo.com

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AREA No information available
LATITUDE 41° 2′ N
LONGITUDE 19° 48′ E
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State. Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Also, indirect contribution to the National PGR Program is being done by the Ministry of Education and Science (MES)
INSTITUTION TYPE Gene Bank
DATE FOUNDED No information available
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Ex-situ collection’s structure is dominated by cereals, which constitute about 75% of total ex-situ collections, followed by fruit trees, citrus and olives with approximately 15%, industrial crops and vegetables with 6% and forage crops 4%
TAXA Regarding species number the majority of them are managed by Agriculture University of Tirana (AUT) with 54 species, National Institute of Fruit Trees, Vlore (NIFV) with 32 fruit trees species and Forage Institute of Fushe-Kruja with 22 plant species.
PROGRAMMES Conservation programmes

Interchange programmes

FEATURES AND FACILITIES No information available
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION Albania Gene Bank is the center of a network organized around the “National Plant Genetic Resources Conservation System and PGR”. The conservation of PGR is organised by the presence of different research centres according to their crop activity and recently establishment of Albanian Gene bank. These are the collaborating institutions: Maize and Rice Institute of Shkodra (MRIS), Research Forage Institute of Fushe-Kruje (RFIF), Agriculture University of Tirana (AUT), Institute of vegetables of Tirane (IVT), Institute of Tobacco, Cerrik (ITC), Agricultural Research Institute of Lushnja (ARIL), Station sugar-beet, Korçe (SSK), National Institute of Fruit Tree, Vlore (NIFV)
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

http://apps3.fao.org/wiews/institute.htmquery_CALLER=CWR_Network&query_INSTCODE=ALB017

http://www.genbank.at/en/ecpgr-phaseolus/contributors.html

http://www2.bioversityinternational.org/networks/ecpgr/Contacts/ecpgr_epgris_NP.asp

Documents:

“The National Plant Genetic Resources Conservation System and PGR Documentation in Albania”. Adriatik Çakal

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