New in the CGN collection

CGN frequently adds new material to its collections and new information to its publicly available data. Via this page you can easily check what's new!

July 2018 - August 2018

Unique lettuce material from a CGN mission to Armenia and Azerbaijan in 2013

The new materials include a landrace of Lactuca sativa, 47 accessions of L. serriola, 2 of L. altaica, 1 of L. georgica, 6 of L. saligna and 2 of L. tatarica. This is the first batch of material from which the embargo has expired. More to come!

    Lettuce material from the European differential set

    Various accessions of cultivated lettuce, including material from the European differential set defined by the International Bremia Evaluation Board (IBEB) and European modern varieties that are no longer commercially important to breeding companies.

    • Accession numbers: CGN25386 - CGN25389 and CGN25449 - 25454.
    • Passport data included in: downloadable file (provides data of the entire CGN lettuce collection).

    Bremia resistance identified in a lettuce screening test

    Data on the level of resistance against a mixture of the races Bl:27, Bl:29 and Bl:31 of Bremia lactucae. The screening program was carried out in 2017 using nearly 200 accessions of L. serriola from the CGN collections. Several sources of high resistance were identified.

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      January 2018 - June 2018

      Leek accessions from along the Nile

      3 Kurat landraces cultivated along the Nile (Allium ampeloprasum) from a collecting mission in Egypt in 1985 that were very difficult to regenerate but now available!

      Allium breeding lines From the Netherlands and Bulgaria

      2 A.schoenoprasum accessions from the Netherlands and a A.cepa accession from Bulgaria.

      Unique pepper material from the eighties saved and now available

      78 pepper accessions which were collected by IBPGR (currently Bioversity) in the eighties but only a small part was made available by the collectors. This material was also stored at CGN as safety duplicates. In consultation with Bioversity, CGN is regenerating this material to make it available. It concerns C. annuum landraces from Spain but also from Zambia, Syrian Arab Republic, Maldives and Bhuthan and 1 C. frutescens accession from Zambia.

      • Accession numbers:25300 - 25378.
      • Passport data included in: downloadable file (provides data of the entire CGN pepper collection).

      A wild C.annuum accession from Botanic Garden Nijmegen

      Lettuce material from the European differential set

      A variety of cultivated lettuce accessions, including material from the European differential set defined by the International Bremia Evaluation Board (IBEB) and European modern varieties that are no longer commercially important to breeding companies.

      • Accession numbers: 24674, 24696, 24698, 24718, 24728, 24729 and 25291 - 25299.
      • Passport data included in: downloadable file (provides data of the entire CGN lettuce collection).