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List of Animal and Plant Genetic Resources Projects Funded in 2013

Where the project coordinator has provided an executive summary for their project it can be downloaded by clicking on the project title below


Animal Projects

Conservation of a genetically pure strain of Dexter cattle (doc 23Kb) 

John O’Neill & David Couper

Promotion of and education in the conservation of the native Irish Honey Bee (Apis mellifera mellifera) (doc 23Kb) 

Native Irish Honey Bee Society

Control of inbreeding in Irish DroimFhionn cattle (doc 35Kb) 

DroimFhionn Cattle Breeding Co-op Society Ltd

Establishing the Relatedness of Individuals for the Development of a Sustainable Breeding Program for the Old Irish Goat (doc 24Kb) 

Old Irish Goat Society

National Genetic Conservation Strategy (doc 26Kb) 



Plant Projects

The collection of seed (germplasm) of selected Priority-listed, rare and threatened species of Crop Wild Relatives for Ireland - Final Phase (doc 29Kb) 

Dr Tom Curtis & Faith Wilson

Recording of Crop Wild Relative species from four key under-recorded areas (doc 25Kb) 

National Biodiversity Data Centre