CGN lettuce collection

CGN maintains one of the largest genetic resources collections of lettuce in the world, currently (July 2013) including 2377 accessions. CGN’s lettuce collection contains a fairly high representation of wild species, covering nearly 40% of the total collection. The collection is relatively well characterized by morphological and molecular descriptors, while also many trait data have been collected. More information about various aspects of the collection can be accessed below.