The ECPGR European Evaluation Network (EVA) for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture is an international project aimed at increasing the use of crop genetic diversity in plant breeding through implementation of crop-specific public–private partnerships involving diverse stakeholders.

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If you are interested in joining the EVA networks, please contact the EVA Coordinator Sandra Goritschnig

EVA Networks


EVA Wheat and Barley
25-01-2024 Fiorenzuola d’Arda, Piacenza
EVA Maize project meeting
28-11-2023 Montpellier
EVA Carrot
02-10-2023 York
EVA Lettuce
31-08-2023 Wageningen

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Getting to the roots of carrot genetic diversity

A study by the EVA Carrot Network, published in Acta Horticulturae, shed light on carrot genetic diversity, evaluating 60 landraces from 16 countries

Single primer enrichment technology – a new genomic resource to investigate the diversity of lettuce germplasm

For the first time, the single primer enrichment technology (SPET) – a novel high-throughput genotyping method – was used in lettuce to study the…

Want to participate in the new EVA Network on Legumes?

The EVA Network brings together breeding companies, research institutes and genebanks to evaluate crop diversity in European collections

The EVA project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Food
and Agriculture for the period 2019-2024.