Seed and Plant Genetic Resources Service - AGPS
cultivars and world-wide collections
The Olive Germplasm Database was developed in 1997 by Prof. G. Bartolini and other scientists (G. Prevost, C. Messeri, G. Carignani) of the Instituto sulla Propagazione delle Specie Legnose (now Istituto per la Valorizzazione del Legno e delle Specie Arboree – Trees and Timber Institute) of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche - CNR, Florence, Italy. In the 2005 edition, it contains information on more than 1 200 olive cultivars and has been compiled from more than 1 250 published sources. An updated list of olive cultivars with a short description of their characteristics and information on their geographical distribution are provided. A world-wide list of olive collections is also available.
Since March 2008 un updated version of this database is available at http://www.oleadb.eu/.
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